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State Representatives Dauphinais and Hayes Visit Local Businesses

Posted on August 2, 2022


Recently, State Representative Rick Hayes and I had the opportunity to tour new or expanding businesses in Dayville, and it was a great afternoon! We presented the four businesses with legislative citations to mark their accomplishments and contributions to our community. We started our day at Sugarz Bakery, to congratulate them on their opening and expansion. They have amazing cakes, cookies, and breakfast sandwiches and I encourage you to check them out.  From there it was off to the Nail Lounge

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Plainfield Post – Session Conversations

Posted on July 6, 2022


You will have two opportunities to join me, along with State Representatives Brian Lanoue (45th) & Doug Dubitsky (47th) in Plainfield this July.

We will be there to answer any questions that you might have. We look forward to seeing you on Saturday, July 9th at Day Breaks Diner or Tuesday, July 12th at Mr. Z’s Pizza.

This event is free and open to residents in the 44th, 45th, and 47th General Assembly Districts.

If you have any questions or concerns and you are not able to join us, please feel free

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Legislative Update with State Representatives Anne Dauphinais & Rick Hayes

Posted on June 1, 2022


You will have two opportunities to join State Representatives Anne Dauphinais & Rick Hayes, for a Legislative Update on the recently adjourned 2022 Legislative Session, and discuss any other issues that are important to you and your family. Please join us this Saturday, June 4th from 9:00-10:30 A.M. or Tuesday, June 7th from 6:00-7:30 P.M. at Four G’s Pizza located at 305 Hartford Turnpike in Dayville. This event is open to all residents in Connecticut’s 44th & 51st Assembly Districts.

We look forward

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Representative Dauphinais Opposes Budget Adjustments

Posted on May 3, 2022


The media claim on this massive budget is that it is the most massive tax cut in the history of Connecticut. Truth be told there are tax cuts in this bill (some helpful), but many of them are very short term and do not do anything to help in the long term. Real change begins with thoughtful, wise, and long- term changes.

The following were included in what was supposed to be the “Budget Adjustment Bill.” Certainly not one that is supposed to result in increased spending.

Sen. Rob Sampson joins Reps. Fiorello and Dauphinais in Renewed Call to CT DPH Provide Clarity on Vaccine Religious Exemption Policy for Students Entering Colleges and Universities

Posted on April 26, 2022


HARTFORD – State Sen. Rob Sampson (R-Wolcott) today repeated his original request to the state’s Department of Public Health Commissioner Manisha Juthani to provide clarification to college and university administrators on the immunization ‘grandfather’ clause for public school students with religious exemptions that are now entering institutions of higher education. This clause is included in Public Act No. 21-6, signed into law in April 2021.

“Unfortunately, due to conflicting [administrator] interpretations

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April 19th Capitol Update

Posted on April 20, 2022


On Tuesday, the House of Representatives voted on H.B. No. 5386, An Act Concerning Health Insurance Coverage for Epinephrine Cartridge Injectors, Health Carriers and Pharmacy Benefit Managers.

The bill would cap the copay costs for epinephrine cartridge injectors for a small number of Connecticut resident (5-10,000), while increasing the costs of premiums to thousands of others. This bill is similar to other legislation like the pregnancy bill, and the insulin bill, that will result in higher premiums.

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Town of Killingly Receives Farm Viability Grant from the Department of Agriculture

Posted on April 4, 2022


“We are happy to see that the Town of Killingly has been awarded the Farm Viability Grant from the Department of Agriculture!

Killingly has been awarded this grant in the Food Supply Chain Category, and the funds will be utilized to purchase, and install a blast chiller freezer in the old Killingly High School, according to our Legislative Liaison with the Department of Agriculture. This kitchen will now be used to process local produce and incorporate it into the school lunch program.

These grants

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March 16th- PURA: Virtual Public Listening Session on Performance Based Ratemaking

Posted on March 11, 2022


The state’s Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) is tasked with regulating the rates and services of Connecticut’s energy utility and telecommunication companies. As part of their work, the agency is investigating different systems to help increase efficiency for customers while also reducing costs.

Two years ago, the governor signed PA 20-5 that requires PURA to establish a Performance Based Ratemaking (PBR) framework that “contain standards and metrics to measure how EDCs perform in meeting

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Representative Dauphinais Stands Up for Children and Parental Rights

Posted on February 11, 2022


Statement from State Representative Anne Dauphinais

“Parents know what is best for their children – not the state. A House Republican Amendment aimed at giving parents the right to choose whether or not to have their children wear masks at school failed 90-56, with 3 absent or not voting. Ultimately, even after thousands of emails and calls along with hundreds of organized protests across the state – Democrats once again fail to listen to

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Governor’s Executive Orders Informational Hearing

Posted on February 7, 2022




The Legislature will hold an Informational Hearing on the Continuation of Emergency Declarations and Limited Executive Orders on Tuesday, February 8 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. via Zoom.  The Informational Hearing can be viewed via YouTube Live.

In addition, the Informational Hearing may be recorded and broadcast live on Individuals who wish to testify via

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