2020 Major Issues Report – Office of Legislative Research

Posted on January 13, 2020 by admin


Dear Friends and Neighbors,

Every year, before the legislative session begins, the non-partisan Office of Legislative Research (OLR) publishes a report on the major issues that could be taken up by the legislature. OLR provides brief descriptions on several topics, including but not limited to: the state budget, opioid drug addiction, education funding, and Connecticut’s business climate.

You can view or download the 2020 Major Issues Report HERE

Best Regards,

Irene Haines – 34th District


Rep. Haines Connects with East Haddam Constituents with Coffee and Conversation

Posted on January 10, 2020 by admin


EAST HADDAM – State Representative Irene Haines (R-34) hosted a constituent coffee hour at Higher Grounds in late November as part of a series of updates that included a coffee hour in East Hampton and a pizza & politics night in Colchester. 

 “One of my favorite things about being a legislator is talking with constituents, hearing your concerns and taking them back with me to Hartford,” remarked Rep. Haines. “As we look forward to the 2020 legislative session beginning in February, I would urge residents to stay in touch and share your views on the issues so I can more effectively bring your voice to state government.”

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East Hampton Coffee Hour – 1/23 6:30pm

Posted on January 2, 2020 by admin


Dear Friends & Neighbors,

As your voice in Hartford, I want to hear from you! Please join me for a Coffee Hour in East Hampton Thursday evening, January 23rd. Come and share your thoughts, ideas, questions and concerns about issues facing the legislature.

East Hampton – Coffee Hour

Thursday, January 23rd

6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Community Room

East Hampton Public Library

105 Main Street #1, East Hampton

As always, if you have questions or concerns about state government please do not hesitate to contact

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