Fallen Officer Fund Bill Signed into Law

Posted on May 17, 2024


It was important to co-sponsor Public Act 24-27, An Act Establishing a Fallen Officer Fund and Providing Health Insurance Coverage to Survivors of a Police Officer Killed in the Line of Duty. I believe it is very fitting that this piece of legislation was signed during Police Week 2024. Our men and women of law enforcement lay it on the line for us each time they leave their homes for a shift. The sad reality as we know is- some do not make it back home.

This priority of the Connecticut House Republicans

Rep. Haines to Host East Haddam Legislative Town Hall on June 1st

Posted on May 3, 2024


HARTFORD – State Representative Irene Haines (R-34) announced that she will be holding a Legislative Town Hall Meeting in East Haddam on Saturday, June 1st, at the East Haddam Grange Hall. You are encouraged to attend and discuss the 2024 Connecticut Legislative Session, as well as address any East Haddam or state issue that matter to you.


East Haddam Legislative Town Hall

Saturday, June 1st

10:00 A.M to 11:30 A.M.

East Haddam Grange Hall

488 Town Street

East Haddam


The 34th General Assembly

State Representatives Haines & DeCaprio Address Enforcement Concerns for Drugged Drivers

Posted on April 30, 2024


HARTFORD—House Republicans are blasting majority party Democrats for their indifference to the scourge of drugged driving after they opposed Republican legislation aimed at making Connecticut’s roadways and communities safer.

During debate on H.B. 5500 on Monday evening, House Republicans reminded Democrats of the crisis on Connecticut’s roadways—wrong way driving, in particular. While Democrats have trained their focus on simply lowering the state’s blood alcohol content, Republicans have instead