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Danielson Veterans Coffeehouse Event on Thursday

Posted on August 4, 2021


I invite you to join me from 6:15 to 7:00pm, this Thursday evening at the Crossings Restaurant & Brew Pub for their Celebrity Bartending Event!

Join me, State Representative Rick Hayes, and others for a fun night as we support the Danielson Veterans Coffeehouse. Great food and drink for a great cause.

I look forward to seeing you Thursday night!

The Crossings Restaurant & Brew Pub
45 Main Street
Putnam, Connecticut

State Representatives Dauphinais & Hayes to Host Legislative Update on July 21st

Posted on July 20, 2021


Join State Representatives Anne Dauphinais and Rick Hayes, along with special guest Town Manager Mary Calorio, for a slice of Four G’s best and an open discussion on the recently concluded 2021 Legislative Session, the Governor’s sixth extension of Executive Powers, the juvenile crime and car theft epidemic, and any other state matter that is of interest to you.


Open to all residents in Connecticut’s 44th & 51st Assembly Districts.

State Representative Anne Dauphinais to Host Post-Session Town Hall This Saturday in Plainfield

Posted on July 15, 2021


Plainfield Post-Session Town Hall This Saturday

Please join State Representatives Anne Dauphinais (R-44) and Brian Lanoue (R-45), along with Plainfield First Selectman Kevin Cunningham, this Saturday morning. The event will be held at the Plainfield Town Hall beginning at 9:00 a.m.

Representatives Dauphinais and Lanoue will provide a legislative update and answer any questions you might have.

If you have any questions, please feel free to email them to

July 14th Special Session: Representative Dauphinais Stands Against Extension of Governor’s Emergency Powers

Posted on July 14, 2021


Statement from State Representative Anne Dauphinais 

Earlier this afternoon, the House and Senate voted in favor of extending Governor Ned Lamont’s emergency powers through September 30, 2021, (just enough time to extend the mask enforcement for school children) the sixth extension since he originally put his orders in place. The continuation of Governor Lamont’s emergency executive powers passed by a vote of 73-56, with a handful of Democrats saying enough is enough. To me this isn’t just about

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Conservative Caucus Says NO to Governor Lamont’s “Emergency” Powers Being Extended

Posted on July 12, 2021


“Summer time is in full swing and it feels like we are on the executive order merry-go-round as Governor Lamont is again asking for an extension of emergency powers. This Wednesday, the legislature will be in special session to debate and vote on these extensions and this has to stop! Not one more day does this governor’s executive powers need to be extended.

The voice of the people has been silenced at the State Capitol for long enough and I encourage you all to contact House and Senate Democrats

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House Republicans Call for Immediate Action on Juvenile Crime Crisis

Posted on July 1, 2021


A Troubling Week in Connecticut

On Tuesday evening, another car theft left a man dead in New Britain. These stories are becoming more frequent and more troubling as the days goes by. This story is the most tragic to date, but there are many other instances of people having their cars stolen or property defaced.

By now, many of you have seen the story of the Wolcott Senior Center which was ransacked in the early morning hours on Monday by two juveniles. This disgusting behavior is very unfortunate

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Heat Advisory Issued For Windham County

Posted on June 28, 2021


A Heat Advisory has been issued for Windham County and all of Connecticut. For our area, the Heat Advisory is in effect until 7:00 P.M. on June 30th. The National Weather Service in Boston, MA has issued this advisory for heat index values between 98F and 104F through Wednesday afternoon.


Additional Links & Information


National Weather Service, Boston

Department of Public Health- Extreme Heat

American Red Cross

State Representative Anne Dauphinais Opposes Budget Implementer

Posted on June 18, 2021


S.B. No. 1202: An Act Concerning Provisions Related To Revenue And Other Items To Implement The State Budget For The Biennium, outlines budget expenditures for the next two years and so much more. Included are “RATS” which are bills or concepts that have nothing to do with our budget and have never had a Public Hearing and/or got out of committee. With 837+ pages put out by the Democrats without any input from the Republicans.

This includes-

➡️ Withholding municipal grants from municipalities that

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Representatives Dauphinais and Hayes Oppose Highway Use Truck Tax

Posted on June 9, 2021


HARTFORD– On Tuesday evening, State Representatives Anne Dauphinais (R-44th) and Rick Hayes (R-51st) voted against H.B. No. 6684, An Act Concerning A Highway Use Fee , a new highway use tax on trucks that food and trucking industry advocates say will increase the costs of goods and services in Connecticut.

Democrats say their new tax is critical to prop up our state’s dwindling Special Transportation Fund (STF), but House Republicans provided an alternative plan using existing resources. During the

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Posted on June 5, 2021


Until the passage of S.B. No. 1019, a person seeking to erase their criminal record would be required to stand before the Boards of Pardons & Parole. While not perfect, the individual with the criminal record would make a case as to why they deserved an erasure of their record. This would include demonstrating that they have taken responsibility for their mistake and have since remained in good standing in society.

Improving the Boards of Pardons & Paroles would have been far more prudent then this

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