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Klarides Says Lack of Transparency, Loss of Public Trust Doomed Failed Dalio Panel, Reopen CT Committee

Posted on May 19, 2020 by admin


HARTFORD – The disbanded Dalio education partnership and the abandoned reopen Connecticut committee both failed due to lack of transparency and public trust, House Republican Leader Themis Klarides said today.

Klarides released a statement following the announcement from Gov. Lamont that both initiatives would be abruptly scrapped:

“The Dalio partnership and the reopen Connecticut panel were both established without any public scrutiny or oversight and operated without any transparency. Ultimately,

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House Republicans Call for Greater Transparency and Collaboration from Governor Lamont

Posted on May 15, 2020 by admin


Members of the House Republican caucus on Friday sent a letter to Governor Lamont to call for greater transparency and collaboration in the state’s continuing response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The letter is below, and you can download a copy here.


May 15, 2020

Dear Governor Lamont,

It has been two months since the shutdown of the State Capitol that effectively ended the regular legislative session. However, that did not end our roles as elected representatives. In fact, our members and staff are

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House Republicans’ Statement on the Awarding of a No-Bid Contract to Boston Firm for CT Reopening

Posted on May 14, 2020 by admin


“The lack of transparency and blatant disregard for any public input or comment about critical government functions – the safety and health policies
that must guide us in the coming months – is appalling. The people who run the businesses and are the backbone of our economy are the first people we should talk to, not out-of-state consultants who will earn millions telling us how to run our lives.

“And we learned of this development from the Lamont administration just after its chief public health

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