House Republicans Call for Special Session on Hospital Deal, Restaurant Bill and Town Aid Road Grants Before Christmas

Posted on December 10, 2019 by bevans


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HARTFORD – House Republican Leader Themis Klarides today called on Democrats to come into a special session next week and resolve the long-standing suit hospitals have brought against the state, settle the dispute involving restaurant worker pay and release millions in Town Aid Road Grants so municipalities can keep their streets clean this winter.

Klarides said the Democrats have dragged their feet too long on these critical issues while they try to cobble together votes to pass a toll bill.

“House

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House Republican Leader Themis Klarides’ Statement on Rhode Island’s Trucks Only Court Decision

Posted on December 7, 2019 by Admin


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House Republican Leader Themis Klarides (R-Derby) today reiterated her call for Governor Lamont and Democrat leaders to abandon their unwavering desire to impose tolls upon the residents of Connecticut, following a federal court’s decision regarding a lawsuit challenging Rhode Island’s truck-only tolls as a violation of the U.S. Constitution.

“Whether it’s tolls on all automobiles, trucks only tolling, bridge tolling, or some other scheme that is offered, with yesterday’s court decision Governor

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House Republican Leader Themis Klarides Hits Lamont Administration for Withholding Millions in Local Aid Over Tolls Stalemate

Posted on December 3, 2019 by Admin


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HARTFORD – House Republican Leader Themis Klarides today criticized Gov. Lamont  for punishing towns and cities by holding hostage millions in local aid that they rely on to maintain  and plow roads as municipalities dig out from the first major snowfall of the year.

“This is a failure of leadership on the part of the governor. The calendar says it is December and the administration is still holding hostage much-needed funds that towns and cities rely on to maintain and plow their roads,’’ Klarides

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