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CONSERVATIVE CAUCUS OBJECTS TO GOVERNOR EXTENDING UNILATERAL RULE OF STATE BY EXECUTIVE FIAT

Posted on September 2, 2020 by mmeadows


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Governor Lamont announced today his intention to continue the unilateral rule of the state by executive order, extending the duration of the civil preparedness and public health emergency declarations for at least another five months. The Connecticut General Assembly Conservative Caucus strenuously objects to this extension and demands that legislative leadership reject the public health emergency declaration to reestablish the appropriate standing of the Legislature as a co-equal branch of government

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July 23rd House Special Session

Posted on July 23, 2020 by mmeadows


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The House of Representatives will convene in a Special Session, Thursday, July 23rd at 11:00 A.M. The following is a list of Today’s Bills-

An Act Concerning Absentee Voting at the 2020 State Election and Election Day Registration

An Act Concerning Teleheath

An Act Concerning Police Accountability

An Act Concerning Diabetes And High Deductible Health Plans

 

 

 

AMERICA CANNOT ALLOW A LAWLESS MOB TO DESTROY THE SYMBOLS OF OUR HISTORY

Posted on July 2, 2020 by jpheasant


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Op-Ed written by: State Representatives Doug Dubitsky, Anne Dauphinais, and Gail Mastrofrancesco

When professionally organized mobs tear down historic statues and attack the images of staunch abolitionists, U.S. presidents who fought against the Confederacy and the Ku Klux Klan, and even Jesus Himself, but leave untouched statues of avowed racist Margaret Sanger, vicious slave trader Elihu Yale, and even Senator Robert Byrd who was the Exalted Cyclops of the Ku Klux Klan, it is clear the mob’s rampaging

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Route 12 Resurfacing Project in Lisbon, Griswold, and Plainfield

Posted on May 13, 2020 by jpheasant


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The Connecticut Department of Transportation will be conducting a milling and resurfacing project on Route 12 in Lisbon, Griswold, and Plainfield.

The milling portion of this project is scheduled to begin Monday, May 18th and continue through Monday, June 22nd. The resurfacing portion is scheduled to begin Monday, June 22nd and continue through Friday, July 10th.

No work will be performed on May 22nd, 25th, or 26th due to the Memorial Day holiday and July 2nd and 3rd due to the July 4th holiday.

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Conservative Caucus Objects to Exclusion of Legislature from Reopen Connecticut Advisory Group 

Posted on April 30, 2020 by jpheasant


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In a letter delivered last week to Governor Lamont, the Conservative Caucus again pushed for the State Legislature to have a day-to-day role in the Governor’s Reopen Connecticut Advisory Group.  They also requested a comprehensive plan be developed to reopen Connecticut that encompasses the financial, social, and emotional needs of the state’s residents prior to the Governor issuing further Executive Orders.

The Governor’s advisory group was created to develop metrics meant to ease restrictions on

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Conservative Caucus Wants Connecticut Legislators and Businesses Involved in Plan to Reopen the State

Posted on April 17, 2020 by jpheasant


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In an April 14, 2020 letter to Governor Lamont, the legislature’s Conservative Caucus questioned the detrimental impact his COVID-19-related Executive Orders (EOs) are having on the social and economic fabric of our state. They argued that Connecticut legislators, business leaders and health care professionals must be part of any group formed to determine the process and timing of reopening our schools and businesses.

The Conservative Caucus believes the Governor’s “one-size-fits-all” policy of arbitrarily

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CT Recovery Bridge Loan Program for Small Businesses

Posted on March 27, 2020 by jpheasant


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Zero interest loans now available to small business owners who have been negatively affected by the coronavirus.

The Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) Recovery Bridge Loan Program website is now accepting applications.

As with any government program restrictions apply, so please be sure to read the fine print before applying.

What is the Recovery Bridge Loan Program?

The Connecticut Recovery Bridge Loan program is designed to provide emergency cash flow relief to

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Essential Businesses and Gov. Lamont’s Executive Order

Posted on March 23, 2020 by jpheasant


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Here is the latest update on Gov. Lamont’s decision to close “non-essential” businesses as a strategy to help stop the spread of COVID-19.

The governor’s order goes into effect Monday, March 23rd at 8:00 p.m. The Department of Economic & Community Development officials released official guidance designed to give business owners, their employees, and residents a better understanding of what is deemed “essential.”

Click here to view the document.

I wanted to remind you that critical businesses such

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Resource Information for Coronavirus and Helpful Links

Posted on March 18, 2020 by jpheasant


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List of Emergency Orders Issued by Governor Lamont

To view the complete list of executive orders enacted by Governor Lamont, click here.

March 10, 2020: Declaration of Civil Preparedness and Public Health Emergencies

For a list of Emergency Orders from our State Agencies: Click Here

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The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have created a series of informational tips and resources in order to; protect yourself and others,

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Hampton Town Hall POSTPONED

Posted on March 17, 2020 by jpheasant


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The Legislative Town Hall originally scheduled for Thursday, March 19, has been postponed. The Hampton Town Hall will be closed to all public events until further notice.