CONSERVATIVE CAUCUS OBJECTS TO WASTE OF TAXPAYER DOLLARS FOR JANUARY SPECIAL SESSION

Posted on January 21, 2020 by jpheasant


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HARTFORD – The legislature’s Conservative Caucus today expressed dismay that Democrat leaders and Governor Lamont are apparently still contemplating a special session to take place as late as the end of January to take up legislation regarding state bonding and adding tolls to Connecticut highways, mere days ahead of the start of the Legislative Session, which begins on Wednesday, February 5, 2020.

On January 16, 2020 at the Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce 2020 Legislative Breakfast, Senate

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Lawmakers Visit Arc Bottle Redemption Center, Discuss Current State of Affairs

Posted on January 17, 2020 by jpheasant


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WOODSTOCK – Earlier this week, State Representatives Anne Dauphinais (R-44) and Rick Hayes (R-51) were invited to the Arc’s Bottle and Can Redemption Center in Woodstock to get an up-close view of what is being done at the facility and hear more about how it operates.

One of the topics discussed during the event was Connecticut’s current bottle bill and previous legislative attempts to update its current language. Proponents who support the update seek to increase the redemption rates for the items

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2019 Year In Review

Posted on January 15, 2020 by jpheasant


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Fought Against the Merger or Closure of QVCC

I am proud to have fought against this proposal because it helped prevent Quinebaug Valley Community College and other local institutions around the state from becoming another program run by individuals in Hartford. Unfortunately all too often these types of decisions are made in a vacuum and without much familiarity with how these schools operate and their uniqueness to the area residents in which they serve.

Continued Fight against Tolls
I will not

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