Conservative Caucus Blasts Treasurer Wooden for Breach of his Fiduciary Responsibility

Posted on December 5, 2019 by jpheasant


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The Conservative Caucus today came out strongly against plans by the Connecticut State Treasurer to revamp the state’s investment policy regarding companies connected to the civilian firearms industry.

In a Tuesday press conference, Treasurer Shawn Wooden said he intended to reallocate millions of dollars’ worth of state investments away from companies with ties to the firearms industry, ban future investments of state funds with firearms-related companies, and use the power of his office to pressure

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State Rep. Doug Dubitsky and Sen. Cathy Osten Honor Fallen Environmental Conservation Officer

Posted on November 19, 2019 by jpheasant


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Lawmakers joined by current and former EnCon officers, town officials and family to honor James V. Spignesi, Jr.

State Representative Doug Dubitsky and State Senator Cathy Osten presented the Spignesi family with a replica sign to the one placed on the corner of Route 97 North and 47 East in Scotland to honor Conservation Officer James V. Spignesi, Jr.

Front Row: Sister-in-law Kerry Spignesi, (3rd from left), brother Tom Spignesi (4th from left), and niece Kerry Spignesi (5th from left).

 

State Reps Doug Dubitsky and Brian Lanoue Tour Lisbon Trash-to-Energy Plant

Posted on October 24, 2019 by jpheasant


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Photo: State Representative Brian Lanoue and Rep. Doug Dubitsky look over a sample fabric filter. These filters are used to prevent loose particles from going into the stack and being released back out into the air.

LISBON – State Representative Doug Dubitsky (R-47) and Rep. Brian Lanoue (R-45) got a first-hand look into how Wheelabrator Technologies, a Lisbon trash-to-energy company, is turning up to 500 tons of everyday residential and business waste into reusable electricity.

The lawmakers joined

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