State Representatives Haines and DeCaprio Support Public Hearing to Eliminate the Highway Use Tax

Posted on February 28, 2023

HARTFORD— State Representatives Irene Haines (R-34) and Mark DeCaprio (R-48) enthusiastically support a House Republican parliamentary procedure to circumvent Democrat opposition to a bill that would save inflation-weary businesses and residents money by eliminating the new highway use tax (HUT) on heavyweight trucks. This legislation creates an additional burden to the trucking industry and Connecticut residents in general who are already feeling the impacts of inflation.

On February 22nd, Republicans

Pizza & Policy Event Well Attended in Lebanon

Posted on February 17, 2023

It was a pleasure to join State Representative Tim Ackert, along with many of our friends and neighbors Wednesday evening at Roberto’s Log Cabin in Lebanon.

We had a fantastic turnout of folks who came to talk about the legislative process, and those things that matter most to them. We had the opportunity to discuss our committee assignments and answer various questions that people had. We covered everything from the Highway Usage Tax, tolls, housing, and more.

One of the best parts of being your

Pizza & Policy With State Representatives Tim Ackert & Mark DeCaprio

Posted on February 3, 2023

Please join me, along with State Representative Tim Ackert on Wednesday, February 15th from 6:00pm to 7:30pm for a Pizza & Policy discussion at Roberto’s Log Cabin Restaurant in Lebanon. We will be on hand to discuss the 2023 Legislative Session and address any questions or concerns you might have.

If you have any questions for me, and you are not able to attend, please email me at