Killingly Lawmakers to Hold Post-Session Legislative Updates

Posted on June 5, 2019 by jpheasant


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HARTFORD – State Representatives Anne Dauphinais (R-44) and Rick Hayes (R-51) are inviting residents to join them at two post-session legislative updates in Killingly.

The first of two meetings will be a weekday Town Hall event followed by a weekend Coffee Hour.

WHEN: Tuesday, June 18th from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

WHERE: Killingly Town Hall, Town Meeting Room, 172 Main St.

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WHEN: Saturday, June 22nd from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

WHERE: Nolles Coffee

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Rep. Dauphinais, American Legion and VFW Partner for U.S. Flag Collection

Posted on May 22, 2019 by jpheasant


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HARTFORD – State Representative Anne Dauphinais (R-44) in conjunction with the American Legion Post 91, VFW Post 2650, VFW Post 4908, and VFW Post 5446 is encouraging residents to ‘Retire Your Worn American Flags’ at drop-off locations within the 44th District.

The collection will run from Tuesday, May 28th until Thursday, June 13th.

Drop off locations include:

Plainfield Town Hall, 8 Community Ave., Plainfield

Killingly Town Hall, 172 Main St., Killingly

The U.S. Flag Code specifies that the flag,

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Rep. Dauphinais Opposes Smoking Age Increase for Adults

Posted on May 21, 2019 by jpheasant


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HARTFORDState Representative Anne Dauphinais (R-44) recently opposed a bill that would seek to increase the Connecticut’s current smoking age from 18 to 21.

While Rep. Dauphinais does agree that smoking is dangerous and a long-term health risk, she doesn’t believe that it should be up to lawmakers to determine which liberties adults should and shouldn’t participate in.

“Today the House voted on a bill to remove the ability for adults between the ages of 18 and 21 from purchasing cigarettes, e-cigarettes,

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Rep. Dauphinais Addresses Her Colleagues During Minimum Wage Debate

Posted on May 10, 2019 by jpheasant


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“I want to help Connecticut become the economic powerhouse it once was,” Rep. Dauphinais said. “What this state has done over the past 40 years has destroyed that, and this bill will too.”

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Killingly Lawmakers to Host Stuff A Humvee Event

Posted on May 6, 2019 by jpheasant


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State Representatives Anne Dauphinais and Rick Hayes to Host Event to Benefit Local Food Pantry

KILLINGLY – State Representative Anne Dauphinais (R-44) and State Representative Rick Hayes (R-51) will be co-hosting a ‘Stuff a Humvee’ event with the help of local veterans to benefit the Friends of Assisi Food Pantry in Danielson.

WHEN: Saturday, May 18th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
WHERE: Big Y Supermarket, 70 Wauregan Rd., Danielson

There will be a Humvee on the premises to collect personal care, nonperishable

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Humvee

Posted on April 30, 2019 by Admin


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State Representatives Anne Dauphinais and Rick Hayes, in conjunction with the Danielson Veterans Coffee House, and with assistance from the Connecticut Military Department , is hosting a “Stuff a Humvee” event to benefit the Friends of Assisi Food Pantry in Danielson.

The Stuff a Humvee event will take place on May 18th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the parking lot of the Big Y located at 70 Wauregan Road, Danielson CT.

What: Stuff a Humvee Collection

When: Saturday, May 18, 10am-2pm

Where: Big Y, 70 Wauregan Road, Danielson CT

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Conservative Caucus Proposes Alternative to State-Run Paid Family & Medical Leave Program

Posted on April 8, 2019 by jpheasant


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HARTFORD – As bills to provide paid Family and Medical Leave advance through the committee process, the legislature’s Conservative Caucus proposed an alternative that would provide coverage for families without burdening individual taxpayers with a mandatory and onerous new payroll tax.

Current paid family and medical leave proposals would mandate employers offer up to 12 weeks of paid family and medical leave to their employees. To fund the program, virtually all employees would be compelled to

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Killingly State Representatives Visit Site of Recent Mill Fire to Offer Their Support

Posted on April 1, 2019 by jpheasant


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(photo): Reps Dauphinais and Hayes talk with Fire Marshall Randy Burchard regarding the recent fire that occurred at the Acme Cotton Mill.

KILLINGLY – State Representatives Anne Dauphinais (R-44) and Rick Hayes (R-51) spent Monday afternoon speaking with Killingly’s Fire Marshall and Town Manager about the recent fire that destroyed a local mill and to offer their support moving forward.

Both Dauphinais and Hayes joined Randy Burchard Town Fire Marshall and Mary Carlio Killingly Town Manager at the

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Should Vaccines Be Mandated Presentation by Robert F. Kennedy Jr.

Posted on March 27, 2019 by jpheasant


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Conservative Caucus Supports Uniform State Gun Laws and Opposes Bill That Would Lead to Racial Profiling

Posted on March 21, 2019 by jpheasant


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HARTFORD – The Conservative Caucus today came out strongly in favor of House Bill (HB) 5227, “AN ACT CONCERNING THE REGULATION OF FIREARMS BY MUNICIPALITIES,” a bill that would establish uniform gun laws across the state. HB 5227 seeks to address the growing problem of cities and towns enacting local gun control laws which differ from state law, creating a minefield of conflicting laws impossible for law abiding gun owners to navigate.

“We fiercely defend traditional local control of budgets, schools

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