Themis Klarides

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Former Connecticut House Republican minority leader Themis Klarides is the first to throw her hat in the ring for the state’s 2022 gubernatorial race. Klarides has filed papers to explore a run for governor.

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The difference between public and private sector standards is to blame for the demise of Connecticut’s educational partnership with hedge fund billionaire Ray Dalio. Governor Ned Lamont pulled the plug on the partnership on Tuesday, after disciplinary action against its newly hired CEO was leaked to the media.

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Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont stood by his handling of the state’s response to COVID-19 during a statewide virtual town hall Monday night. The Democratic governor was taken to task by the Republican minority leader in the state House.  

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The Republican minority leaders in both chambers of the Connecticut General Assembly announced recently that they would not run for reelection. Political observers say this might indicate dimmed prospects for Republicans in both the state House and state Senate in November. 

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Connecticut House Minority Leader Themis Klarides says she will not seek a 12th term in office.