Retire Your Worn American Flags in East Haddam, East Hampton, & Salem

Posted on June 1, 2023


Residents of the 34th District,

You will have the opportunity to drop off your worn American flags for a proper retirement ceremony later this year.

We have locations for you to drop off your flags in East Haddam and East Hampton, between June 2nd and June 12th. Also in Salem, from June 6th through June 12th, so you have plenty of time to get to your nearest location. The locations are listed on the graphics and you can contact me with any questions.

Thank you!

Rep. Haines: 2023 Budget Update

Posted on May 23, 2023


I wanted to take a moment and provide you with information on our state budget discussions. House Republicans are in the final phase of negotiations to develop it along with Governor Lamont, as well as General Assembly Democrats. I’m hopeful that our negotiations will result in a bipartisan budget for Connecticut, something we haven’t seen in our state since Republicans enjoyed nearly even numbers in the legislature back in 2017. House Republicans entered budget talks this spring with a plan that

State Representatives Irene Haines and Mark DeCaprio Strongly Support Wrong-Way Driving Prevention Bill

Posted on May 19, 2023


HARTFORD— On Wednesday, two local state representatives from eastern Connecticut voted in favor of measures to help protect the public from recent wrong-way driving incidents plaguing our roadways. State Representatives Irene Haines (R-34) and Mark DeCaprio (R-48) joined their colleagues in Connecticut’s House of Representatives unanimously in passing the legislation.

The bill, H.B. 6746, An Act Concerning Wrong-Way Driving Detection, calls for the installation of wrong-way driving detection systems