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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CONSERVATIVE CAUCUS RESPONDS TO SENATE REPUBLICAN TRANSPORTATION FUNDING PLAN

Posted on December 17, 2019 by jpheasant


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HARTFORD – In a letter to Senator Len Fasano this week, the Connecticut General Assembly (CGA) Conservative Caucus commented on the Senate Republican transportation funding plan, Fiscal Accountability & Sustainable Transportation Reform, (FASTR) CT, expressing appreciation for the Senate’s efforts, but stating its belief that no responsible transportation funding plan can be developed without incorporating the results of a financial audit conducted by the State Auditors of Public Accounts (APA) and

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