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Irene Haines Sworn in as State Representative

Posted on January 9, 2019 by admin


HARTFORD – State Representative Irene Haines (R-34) was sworn in as State Representative for the 34th District, which includes the towns of East Haddam, East Hampton and part of Colchester on Wednesday, January 9th.

Representative Haines, first elected in November 2018, will serve a 2 year term in the House of Representatives. She was appointed to the Education Committee, Planning & Development Committee and the Transportation Committee.

“Connecticut faces numerous challenges when it comes to our business climate, budget and infrastructure. I am ready work with my colleagues on both sides of the aisle and address these issues head on,” said Rep. Haines. “In the coming months, I will make sure that the residents of the 34th district continue to have a strong voice at the Capitol.”

The 2019 regular legislative session will run from January 9th until June 5th. During this time the General Assembly will propose and enact new laws and set the biennial state budget.

Education Conversations Jan. 12th & 29th

Posted on January 7, 2019 by admin


Dear Friends and Neighbors,

As your voice in Hartford, I want to hear from you! As a new member of the General Assembly’s Education Committee, I’m excited to invite you to “Education Conversations” in East Haddam and East Hampton.

Please join me and share your thoughts, ideas, questions and concerns about state and local education policy.

East Haddam: Saturday, January 12th, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. East Haddam Grange Hall 488 Town Street

East Hampton: Tuesday, January 29th, 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. East Hampton Public Library Community Room 105 Main Street

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Rep.-Elect Irene Haines Receives Committee Assignments

Posted on January 7, 2019 by admin


HARTFORD – Representative-Elect Irene Haines (R-34) has been appointed to three legislative committees. Haines, elected in November to represent the towns of East Haddam, East Hampton and part of Colchester will serve on the Education Committee, Transportation Committee and the Planning and Development Committee.

Her new assignments will begin at the start of the legislative session on January 9th.

“These committee assignments will put me in a strong position to address some of the most important issues facing our towns,” said Haines. “From school funding to infrastructure and regional planning I will be able to advocate for our communities’ interests. I’m looking forward to the start of the legislative session and making sure that the people of East Haddam, East Hampton and Colchester have a strong voice in Hartford.”

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