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Opening Day of the 2023 Legislative Session

Posted on January 6, 2023


It was my honor again to stand in the Connecticut House Assembly and take the following oath-

“I solemnly swear (or affirm, as the case may be) that I will support the Constitution of the United States, and the Constitution of the state of Connecticut, so long as I continue a citizen thereof; and that I will faithfully discharge, according to law, the duties of the office to the best of my abilities; so help me God.”

I am committed to standing for less government intrusion for each and everyone one

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Plainfield Town Hall Meeting Wednesday Evening

Posted on December 6, 2022


With the 2023 legislative session beginning in less than a month, I wanted to give you a friendly reminder to join me, along with State Representative Doug Dubitsky and Town of Plainfield First Selectman Kevin Cunningham, this Wednesday night. I will be holding our third Town Hall Informational Session.

We hope to see tomorrow evening beginning at 6:00pm in the auditorium at the Plainfield Town Hall.

Rep. Dauphinais to Host Three Town Hall Informational Sessions

Posted on November 16, 2022


Please join me for a series of Town Hall informational sessions in the coming weeks.

I will be on hand to answer any questions that you might have related to state government, along with any questions or concerns that you might have.

Tuesday, November 29th, 6:00 – 8:00 P.M.-

Sterling Town Hall, Senior Center located at 1183 Plainfield Pike

Wednesday, November 30th, 6:00 – 8:00 P.M.-

Killingly Town Hall Meeting Room located at 172 Main Street

Wednesday, December 7th, 6:00 – 8:00 P.M.-


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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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