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

Posted on December 5, 2019 by admin


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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Audit Raises Concerns Over Administering ITS Security System Within DMV, House Republicans Say

Posted on October 4, 2019 by admin


HARTFORD – The audit of the Connecticut Integrated Vehicle and Licensing System, CIVLS, within the Department of Motor Vehicles today revealed ongoing problems of administering the information technology system, and renewed questions about addressing longstanding and troubling problems that have plagued the agency over recent years, State Rep. Laura Devlin of Fairfield, the Ranking House Member on the Transportation Committee, said.

The auditors highlighted 19 areas of concern. Another 14 involving

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Candelora Calls for Tight Control of Telecommuting

Posted on October 3, 2019 by admin


HARTFORD—Deputy House Republican Leader Vincent Candelora on Thursday said state agencies must strictly monitor employees who telecommute while also enforcing program guidelines, and if an agency is unable to do so its telecommuting program must be suspended until proper controls are put in place.

Candelora, state representative for 86th District, reacted to a state auditors’ report on Charter Oak State College that includes concerns about telecommuting arrangements.

“Telecommuting is a nice idea,

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