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House Republican Leader Klarides’ Statement on Gov. Lamont’s Plan to Hire Consultant to Find Budget Savings

Posted on September 25, 2020 by admin


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“The Republican-driven 2017 bipartisan budget plan that broke the seven-month budget impasse and overcame a Malloy veto included $500 million in anticipated savings. They were never achieved following the 2018 elections that returned Democrats to sole majority party rule in Hartford.

“Anytime we can achieve savings, when it comes to spending taxpayers’ dollars, it is a good thing. But it should be noted Gov. Lamont intends to hire an out-of-state consultant to find budget savings that his administration

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House Republican Leader Themis Klarides, State Rep. Nicole Klarides-Ditria Announce Farmers to Family Food Box Event in Ansonia

Posted on September 22, 2020 by admin


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HARTFORD – A Farmers to Family Food box distribution event to benefit the greater Naugatuck Valley will take place Tuesday, Oct. 6 at Nolan Field in Ansonia, House Republican Leader Themis Klarides and State Rep. Nicole Klarides-Ditria announced today.

The event will take place from noon to 6:30 p.m. or for as long as the supplies last. At least 1,150 food boxes will be handed out. Nolan Field is located at 461 Wakelee Ave., in Ansonia.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture F2F food program is being

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House Republicans Challenge Governor on Executive Powers

Posted on September 3, 2020 by admin


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HARTOFRD – House Republicans, at a Capitol press conference today, challenged Gov. Lamont’s authority to singlehandedly determine how Connecticut emerges from the pandemic, saying a legislative committee should vote on his efforts to extend his sweeping executive orders beyond their Sept. 9 expiration date.

Republicans said the state Constitutional safeguards that guarantee separate but equal branches of government are at stake. The orders would affect virtually all aspects of public life. Republicans

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