Rep. Dauphinais Addresses Marcello Meadows Overdose Death Following DCF Closed-Case Investigation

Posted on February 20, 2024


HARTFORD- In the aftermath of the Office of Childhood Advocate’s report on the overdose death of Marcello Meadows, State Representative Anne Dauphinais (R-44), Ranking Member of the Committee on Children, released the following statement-

“While we have certainly seen instances of overreach by the Department of Children and Family in certain cases in the past, the importance of their overall function cannot be understated. This report underscores the scrutiny that is needed when dealing with these

Let Kids Be Kids Coalition Press Conference Recap

Posted on February 16, 2024


On Wednesday, I joined several legislators that are requesting the Education Committee to hold a public hearing for two important bills.

– One to address boys competing in girls’ sports.

– Another for parental notification requiring schools to keep parents out of the dark regarding their children.

I will keep you updated on the advancement of these bills in the coming days.

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2024 Legislative Session Resources

Posted on January 31, 2024


With the 2024 Connecticut Legislative Session set to begin on Wednesday, February 7th, I wanted to provide you with resources to keep handy. If you have any questions for me as we approach the beginning of session, please feel free to reach out to me.

The upcoming legislative session is the “short” session, which concludes on May 8th. The state’s constitution and legislative rules for this session generally limit proposed bills to adjustments of the budget, revenue and legislation related to financial