Rep. Klarides, Sen. Logan Host Woodbridge Town Hall Meeting

Posted on February 1, 2019 by admin


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WOODBRIDGE – Over fifty residents packed into the Woodbridge Library on Wednesday night to hear from State Representative Themis Klarides and Senator George Logan about the 2019 legislative session.

Many residents in attendance were there to express their deep concerns with a Democrat proposal to force schools to regionalize. The bill, S.B. 454, introduced by Senator Martin Looney the highest ranking Democrat in the State Senate, would force schools to regionalize based on the current Probate Judge

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Republican Lawmakers Oppose Bill to Break Up Amity Regional School District

Posted on January 28, 2019 by admin


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HARTFORD – Area lawmakers are expressing their concerns this week about a Democrat proposal to regionalize school districts based on the current Probate Judge map, which means Amity Regional School District #5 would be broken up.

Under the bill, S.B. 454, the Orange School district would be merged with Milford; Woodbridge would be merged with Ansonia, Derby, and Seymour; Bethany would be merged with Hamden.

“This proposal to mandate the regionalization of all Connecticut’s schools is completely misguided.

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Weekly Update – State Rep. Themis Klarides

Posted on January 27, 2019 by admin


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Woodbridge Office Hour

Wednesday, January 30th

6:00 to 7:00 p.m.

Woodbridge Town Library

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“We’re doing something to help our citizens in Connecticut … who are victims of the dysfunction in Washington.”

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Weekly Update – State Rep. Themis Klarides

Posted on January 18, 2019 by admin


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Orange Lawmakers Discuss Major Issues Impacting State

“Hosting office hours to hear from constituents is one of the best ways for us to connect with residents and to learn more about issues impacting our districts,” said Rep. Klarides.

Rep. Klarides Attends Education Meeting to Discuss Legislative session

It’s important that we work this session

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Klarides Says Streamlining Pension Tax Deduction Process Will Aid Seniors

Posted on January 17, 2019 by admin


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HARTFORD – Seniors will gain relief from having to fill out paperwork on their pensions under a House Republican proposal to get rid of a 2017 law that requires pension administrators to withhold taxes throughout the year, Leader Themis Klarides said today.

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2019 Major Issues Report

Posted on January 17, 2019 by admin


Reps. Klarides, Klarides-Ditria Attend Education Meeting to Discuss Legislative session

Posted on January 16, 2019 by admin


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DERBY – State Representatives Themis Klarides and Nicole Klarides-Ditria met with local Board of Education members, Superintendents, Principals, teachers on Wednesday morning to hear their top issues impacting schools K-12. The annual legislative breakfast is hosted by the Connecticut Association of Boards of Education.

In attendance were superintendents, principals, teachers, and BOE Members, from Ansonia, Derby, Orange, Milford, Seymour, Woodbridge, and West Haven.

Many in attendance expressed

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Orange Lawmakers Discuss Major Issues Impacting State

Posted on January 16, 2019 by admin


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ORANGE – State Representatives Themis Klarides, Charles Ferraro, and Kathy Kennedy hosted a legislative office hour on Monday night at the Case Memorial Library where they talked about the 2019 session, listened to residents and took dozens of questions about issues impacting the state.

The lawmakers talked briefly about the current legislative session that started on January 9th and gave residents a handout of the most recent major issues report that is produced by the nonpartisan Office of Legislative Research – residents can find the report by visiting www.cga.ct.gov/olr.

A majority of the conversation centered around three major topics the state budget, tolls, and the legalization of marijuana. In addition, residents expressed their concerns about the cost of electricity.

“Hosting office hours to hear from constituents is one of the best ways for us to connect with residents and to learn more about issues impacting our districts,” said Rep. Klarides. “I will continue to host frequent office hours throughout the session to give residents the opportunity to come to talk to me directly. But, if you can’t make one of my office hours please contact me at Themis.Klarides@housegop.ct.gov.”

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House GOP Leader Klarides statement on the early voting proposal

Posted on January 16, 2019 by admin


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“Any changes to the Constitution must be carefully considered because this debate could fundamentally alter the manner in which voters execute their democratic rights. In this most recent election, issues arose regarding balloting that have yet to be resolved. Voters rejected an early voting proposal in 2014 so the wording of a constitutional amendment must be crystal clear.’’

Rep. Klarides, Sen. Logan Announce Woodbridge Office Hours

Posted on January 14, 2019 by admin


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WOODBRIDGE – State Representative Themis Klarides and State Senator George Logan are announcing that they will be hosting office hours in Woodbridge on Wednesday, January 30th, from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Woodbridge Library.

Wednesday, January 30th
6:00 to 7:00 p.m.
Woodbridge Library

For more information or to contact the lawmakers, residents can call 860-240-8700 or email Rep. Klarides at Themis.Klarides@housegop.ct.gov or Senator Logan at George.Logan@cga.ct.gov.

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