House Republican Leader Klarides Responds To State of Connecticut Auditors of Public Accounts Report of the Department of Labor

Posted on April 18, 2019 by jencusato


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State of Connecticut Auditors of Public Accounts Reports Department of Labor’s Deeply Flawed Organizational Practices

HARTFORD—House Republicans on Thursday afternoon called for public hearings in response to a report issued by the state’s Auditors of Public Accounts uncovering serious issues inside the Department of Labor, including untimely investigations into workplace violence within the department itself and widespread failures in critical administrative controls.

“The audit report that has

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Reps. Klarides, Rebimbas Disappointed with Passage of Bill Erasing Criminal Records

Posted on April 16, 2019 by jencusato


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Legislation Leaves Victims Vulnerable to Repeat Offenders

HARTFORDHouse Republican Leader Themis Klarides (R-Woodbridge, Orange, Derby) and State Representative Rosa C. Rebimbas (R-Naugatuck) expressed their disappointment with the Judiciary Committee’s joint favorable report on S.B. 691, An Act Concerning Erasure of Criminal Records. Rep. Rebimbas, the committee’s Ranking Member, voted against the proposal citing major concerns with the bill’s language and the weak stance it takes on criminal

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House Republican Leader Themis Klarides Testifies To Fight Fentanyl

Posted on April 3, 2019 by jencusato


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Rep. Klarides Testifies for Increasing Penalties for

Dealing and Manufacturing Fentanyl and other Synthetic Drugs

HARTFORD, CT., – House Republican Leader Themis Klarides testifies on House Bill Number 5551: An Act Increasing Penalties for Dealing Synthetic Drugs. This bill is an important House Republican proposal to amend the definition of “narcotic substance” to add fentanyl and fentanyl derivatives. This necessary change will increase the penalties for dealing and manufacturing fentanyl substances.

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