Rep. Fishbein Tapes a Segment for Fox Nation’s “Reality Check”

Posted on February 25, 2020 by admin


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State Rep. Craig Fishbein discussed the First Amendment and the arrests of students for shouting abhorrent words at UConn last year during a taping for a segment on Fox Nation.  During a short taping at the Fox61 studio in Hartford, Rep. Fishbein spoke with host David Webb on the “Reality Check” program where they discussed the First Amendment, free speech, current state law, amendments to that law over the years and the possibility of eliminating the law in the future.

Rep. Fishbein Proposes Bill to Eliminate Fee for Cremation of Minor Children

Posted on February 24, 2020 by admin


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State Representative Craig Fishbein (R-90) today announced that he proposed legislation to eliminate the state fee assessed when a minor child is cremated.

Currently, the state charges a fee of $150 for the issuance of a cremation certificate regardless of age of the deceased individual. Rep. Fishbein’s proposal – An Act Concerning the Exemption from the Fee for Issuance of a Cremation Certificate for the Cremation of the Body of a Minor – would eliminate the fee whenever a minor child was cremated,

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Rep. Fishbein Asks Environment Committee to “Think Pink”

Posted on February 21, 2020 by admin


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State Representative Craig Fishbein (R-90) today testified before the Environment Committee in strong support of his proposal to allow hunters and outdoor enthusiasts to wear “blaze pink” clothing as an optional safety color.

H.B. 5102 – An Act Authorizing the Use of Pink Blaze Clothing For Hunting – would expand current state law to also allow the option for pink blaze clothing to be worn by hunters. Current state law mandates hunters wear at least 400 square inches of fluorescent orange above the

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