Conservative Caucus Proposes Alternative to State-Run Paid Family & Medical Leave Program

Posted on April 8, 2019 by jpheasant


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HARTFORD – As bills to provide paid Family and Medical Leave advance through the committee process, the legislature’s Conservative Caucus proposed an alternative that would provide coverage for families without burdening individual taxpayers with a mandatory and onerous new payroll tax.

Current paid family and medical leave proposals would mandate employers offer up to 12 weeks of paid family and medical leave to their employees. To fund the program, virtually all employees would be compelled to

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State Rep. Doug Dubitsky Opposes Exorbitant Bonuses for Highly Paid Government Attorneys

Posted on March 28, 2019 by jpheasant


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State Rep. Doug Dubitsky – Featured on WNPR Radio

Posted on March 28, 2019 by jpheasant


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A state representative has put forth two proposals that would change the length of the General Assembly’s legislative session — in completely different ways. Republican State Representative Doug Dubitsky is proposing either limiting the session to just 45 days, or expanding the session to year-round. Dubitsky told the legislature’s Government Administration and Elections Committee that the current length of session discourages

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State Rep. Doug Dubitsky Argues for Personal Protection in State Parks

Posted on March 27, 2019 by jpheasant


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State Rep. Doug Dubitsky Fights to Retain 4th Amendment Protection Against Racial Profiling

Posted on March 27, 2019 by jpheasant


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State Representative Doug Dubitsky Celebrates ‘Read Across America Day’ with Kindergartners

Posted on March 15, 2019 by jpheasant


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CANTERBURY – In honor of Dr. Seuss’ birthday and the 22nd annual Read Across America Day, State Representative Doug Dubitsky (R-47) joined in the nationwide celebration by reading a book to kindergartners from Canterbury Elementary School.

The aim of the ‘Read Across America’ program is to raise literary awareness by motivating children and teens to read through events, partnerships, and reading resources. The event also coincides with National Reading Month and is held on Dr. Seuss’ birthday.

“Literacy

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Transportation Committee Leadership and Local Lawmakers to Host Toll Forum

Posted on February 21, 2019 by jpheasant


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NORWICH – State Representative Doug Dubitsky (R-47) in conjunction with State Senator Henri Martin (R-31) and State Representative Laura Devlin (R-134), House and Senate Ranking Members of the legislative Transportation Committee are inviting the public to attend an informational forum on tolls.

WHERE: Norwich City Hall (Room 335), 100 Broadway, Norwich

WHEN: Wednesday, February 27th from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Investing in and improving Connecticut’s transportation infrastructure is a priority among

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State Rep. Doug Dubitsky Opposes Attack on Crisis Pregnancy Centers

Posted on February 15, 2019 by jpheasant


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Eastern Connecticut Lawmakers Join Fight to Prevent Closure or Consolidation of QVCC

Posted on January 30, 2019 by jpheasant


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HARTFORD – State Representatives Doug Dubitsky (R-47), Anne Dauphinias (R-44), and Rick Hayes (R-51) are a part of a Republican drafted bill that would seek to prohibit the merger or closure of an institution within the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities without the review and approval of the General Assembly.

HB6474, AN ACT CONCERNING THE MERGER OR CLOSURE OF INSTITUTIONS WITHIN THE CONNECTICUT STATE COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES, seeks to remove the power for school consolidation and closing

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Rep. Doug Dubitsky – Featured in the Hartford Courant

Posted on January 24, 2019 by jpheasant


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