Connecticut General Assembly Conservative Caucus Welcomes New Members; Officers Selected for 2021-2023 session

Posted on December 29, 2020


HARTFORD — Following the 2020 election, the Connecticut General Assembly (CGA) Conservative Caucus held an organizational meeting to elect officers to serve for the next two years.  The entire slate of officers has been reaffirmed for another two-year term:  Rep. Mike France will continue to serve as Chair, with Rep. Craig Fishbein, Vice Chair, Rep. Anne Dauphinais, Secretary, and Rep. David T. Wilson, Treasurer.  In addition, the Caucus discussed potential new members and Caucus-endorsed bill proposals

Wednesday, November 11, 2020- Veterans Day

Posted on November 11, 2020


Happy Veterans Day,

The Connecticut Department of Veterans Affairs will be hosting their annual Veterans Day Ceremony in conjunction with the ceremony held annually at the Middletown State Veterans Cemetery, 317 Bow Lane, Middletown at 2p.m. on November 11, 2020.

This ceremony will stream live via Zoom.

Veterans Day Specials

Veterans Day Restaurant Specials

Applebee’s – November 11, 2020
Veterans and active-duty military receive a free meal from a limited menu at participating Applebee’s

Representatives Dubitsky and Lanoue’s Proposal to Study Breaking Up Electric Distribution Monopoly to be Taken Up in 2021 Session

Posted on October 5, 2020


Hartford – During debate of the electric distribution reform bill, H.B. 7006, in the legislature’s September 30th Special Session, State Representative Doug Dubitsky (R-47) spoke on the House Floor about an amendment he and Rep. Brian Lanoue (R-45) drafted to investigate alternative ways to distribute electricity in Connecticut. The proposed study would research ways to make the electrical distribution system more affordable, reliable, and accountable to the ratepayers. Because the companies who


Posted on September 2, 2020


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

July 23rd House Special Session

Posted on July 23, 2020


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





Posted on July 2, 2020


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

Route 12 Resurfacing Project in Lisbon, Griswold, and Plainfield

Posted on May 13, 2020


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.

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

Posted on April 30, 2020


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

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

Posted on April 17, 2020


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

CT Recovery Bridge Loan Program for Small Businesses

Posted on March 27, 2020


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