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Plainfield’s Legislative Delegation Affirms Support for Local Law Enforcement

Posted on August 1, 2020 by mmeadows


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Plainfield – On Friday morning, State Representatives Anne Dauphinais (R-44th), Brian Lanoue (R-45th) and State Senator Heather Somers (R-18th), made a visit to the Plainfield Police Department. The lawmakers discussed the recently passed ‘police accountability’ legislation with officers and affirmed their support for the dedication and service that the department provides to the Plainfield community.

Following last Friday’s House passage and Tuesday’s Senate passage of HB-6004, An Act Concerning

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July 2020 House Special Session Update

Posted on July 28, 2020 by mmeadows


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I wanted to provide all of you with a little background information on each of the four bills the House voted on during Thursday into Friday morning’s Special Session.

Police Accountability Bill (HB-6004): Due to the magnitude of items that were addressed in this bill, the legislature should have taken this up in a new session when the general public, lawmakers, law enforcement officers, and others would have been able to spend the time necessary to address a bill of this type. Instead, we held a

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AMERICA CANNOT ALLOW A LAWLESS MOB TO DESTROY THE SYMBOLS OF OUR HISTORY

Posted on July 2, 2020 by jpheasant


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Op-Ed written by: State Representatives Anne Dauphinais, Doug Dubitsky, and Gail Mastrofrancesco

When professionally organized mobs tear down historic statues and attack the images of staunch abolitionists, U.S. presidents who fought against the Confederacy and the Ku Klux Klan, and even Jesus Himself, but leave untouched statues of avowed racist Margaret Sanger, vicious slave trader Elihu Yale, and even Senator Robert Byrd who was the Exalted Cyclops of the Ku Klux Klan, it is clear the mob’s rampaging

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