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IRS Regular Tax Filing Begins January 24th

Posted on January 24, 2022


With tax season beginning on Monday, January 24th, I wanted to make you aware of important dates and deadlines to help you navigate through tax season.

Important Dates

January 14: IRS Free File opens. Taxpayers can begin filing returns through IRS Free File partners; tax returns will be transmitted to the IRS starting January 24. Tax software companies also are accepting tax filings in advance. For more on IRS Free File, click here

January 18: Due date for tax year 2021 fourth quarter estimated tax

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POSTPONED: Representatives Hayes & Dauphinais Join Danielson Veterans Coffee House for Food Drive on Saturday

Posted on January 13, 2022


Due to unforeseen circumstances, our Stuff-A-Humvee Food Drive scheduled for this Saturday has been postponed. We plan on rescheduling in the near future and as soon as a new date is set we will be sure to let you know.


Area Legislators to Hold Pre-Session Town Hall in Plainfield on January 5th

Posted on December 28, 2021


Plainfield Pre-Session Town Hall

Please join State Representatives Anne Dauphinais (R-44) and Brian Lanoue (R-45), State Senator Heather Somers (R- 18), along with Plainfield First Selectman Kevin Cunningham, on Wednesday, January 5th for a Pre-Session Town Hall.  The event will be held at the Plainfield Town Hall from 6:00 to 7:00 P.M.

The next regular legislative session will begin on February 9th, 2022, and we encourage you to attend to share any questions or concerns that you might have.

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Rep. Dauphinais joins Connecticut Legislators Opposed to Digital COVID ­­­­­Vaccine Cards and Other Proof of COVID Vaccine Requirements

Posted on December 21, 2021


In a joint statement, State Senator Rob Sampson and State Representatives Doug Dubitsky, Kimberly Fiorello, Anne Dauphinais, and Gale Mastrofrancesco announced today their strong opposition to the Lamont administration’s plans to launch digital COVID vaccine cards, and to all proof of COVID vaccine requirements imposed on Connecticut residents.  The imposition of such measures violates the government’s obligation to respect people’s rights to exercise common sense and medical freedom without coercion,

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Area Legislators Achieve 100% Voting Record

Posted on December 17, 2021


HARTFORD – State Representatives Anne Dauphinais (R-44), Rick Hayes (R-51), and Brian Lanoue (R-45), achieved a perfect one-hundred-percent voting record during the unprecedented 2021 Legislative Session according to statistics compiled by the House Clerk’s Office.

This year, legislators cast their vote on 467 separate pieces of legislation that made it to the floor of the House of Representatives during the regular and special sessions.  Perfect attendance is a very difficult thing to achieve, with

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National Veterans Small Business Week Begins November 1st

Posted on November 1, 2021


Today, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and its extensive partner network will be celebrating the strength and resilience of the veteran business community by hosting events (many virtually) across the country and sharing information about the resources available to veteran entrepreneurs. I encourage you to support National Veterans Small Business Week as a way to give back to them for their service to our country.

The SBA helps veterans tackle new challenges – from understanding how

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Posted on September 8, 2021


“I stand with my fellow members of the Conservative Caucus in objecting to yet another extension of the governor’s emergency powers. To date, these extensions have resulted masks for school children and vaccine mandates that have totally taken an individual’s medical choices away from them. This is wrong.

It is time that the legislature is once again recognized as the voice of the people in our state. There is no way I will support an extension to emergency orders.”– State Representative Anne Dauphinais

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Several Members of House Republican Women’s Caucus React to Democrat Statements Regarding Recent Supreme Court Ruling

Posted on September 3, 2021


Deputy House Republican Leaders Rosa Rebimbas (R-70th) and Lezlye Zupkus (R-89th) are joined by State Reps. Gale Mastrofrancesco (R-80th), Robin Green (R-55th), Cindy Harrison (R-69th), Kimberly Fiorello (R-149th), Irene Haines (R-34th), Cara Pavalock-D’Amato (R-77th), Donna Veach (R-30th), Terrie Wood (R-141st), Nicole Klarides-Ditria (R-105th) and Anne Dauphinais (R-44th) in issuing the following joint statement in response to remarks attributed to some Connecticut Democrat officials following

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International Overdose Awareness Day is August 31st

Posted on August 26, 2021


International Overdose Awareness Day is a global event held on 31 August each year and aims to raise awareness of overdose and reduce the stigma of a drug-related death.

For additional resources, please review the following-

Connecticut State Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services Website

International Drug Policy Consortium Website

International Awareness Day Website


Juvenile Justice Reform

Posted on August 12, 2021


I stand with my fellow members of the Connecticut House Republicans in addressing the recent juvenile crime crisis that has been impacting Connecticut. The opportunity to address these issues presented itself to us during our regular session but unfortunately there was no action taken by the majority. With these crimes happening in so many cities and towns across our state, now is the time for action. The plan identifies crime prevention resources that will be made available to all of Connecticut’s

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