State Rep. Doug Dubitsky and Sen. Cathy Osten Honor Fallen Environmental Conservation Officer

Posted on November 19, 2019 by jpheasant


Lawmakers joined by current and former EnCon officers, town officials and family to honor James V. Spignesi, Jr.

State Representative Doug Dubitsky and State Senator Cathy Osten presented the Spignesi family with a replica sign to the one placed on the corner of Route 97 North and 47 East in Scotland to honor Conservation Officer James V. Spignesi, Jr.

Front Row: Sister-in-law Kerry Spignesi, (3rd from left), brother Tom Spignesi (4th from left), and niece Kerry Spignesi (5th from left).


State Reps Doug Dubitsky and Brian Lanoue Tour Lisbon Trash-to-Energy Plant

Posted on October 24, 2019 by jpheasant


Photo: State Representative Brian Lanoue and Rep. Doug Dubitsky look over a sample fabric filter. These filters are used to prevent loose particles from going into the stack and being released back out into the air.

LISBON – State Representative Doug Dubitsky (R-47) and Rep. Brian Lanoue (R-45) got a first-hand look into how Wheelabrator Technologies, a Lisbon trash-to-energy company, is turning up to 500 tons of everyday residential and business waste into reusable electricity.

The lawmakers joined

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Conservative Caucus Blasts Democrats’ Increase of the Digital Download Tax

Posted on October 1, 2019 by jpheasant


HARTFORD – The legislature’s Conservative Caucus this week warned residents to prepare for yet another round of Democrat tax increases – this time on goods and services that range from supermarket sandwiches and coffee to digital downloads – contained in the Democrats’ budget that take effect on October 1st.

Instead of streamlining state government, or trying to reduce state spending to balance yet another massive budget deficit, legislative Democrats and Governor Lamont chose once again to soak

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