Education Conversations With State Representative Irene Haines

Posted on January 11, 2023


Attention Educators and Para Professionals-

Please join me for two dedicated discussions of the education system and how it works. I would like to get your feedback on the many issues facing local educators and para professionals. We have set aside two dates at the East Haddam Grange coming up this Saturday, January 14th from 10:00 – 11:00 A.M. for educators, and next Saturday from 10:00 – 11:00 A.M. for para professionals.

Please see the graphic for full details and if anyone has any questions,

Opening Day of the 2023 Legislative Session

Posted on January 6, 2023


On Wednesday morning, it was my honor to be sworn in once again as your state representative. Seeing the House Chamber filled with familiar and new faces, was quite the contrast to what we experienced over the last few years.

Joining me this morning was my daughter Kate, along with my dear friend Lucy.  I want to thank all of you who have given me your support to return for my third term here at the State Legislature, serving you and our communities.

Over the next several weeks, I will keep you updated

Rep. Haines (R-34) Appointed Ranking Member to the Higher Ed. Committee

Posted on December 12, 2022


HARTFORD – On Thursday, State Representative Irene Haines (R-34) was appointed Ranking Member of the General Assembly’s Higher Education and Employment Advancement Committee by House Republican Leader-elect State Representative Vincent Candelora (R-86). The role of a Ranking Member is to serve as the leader of the minority party in committee meetings and collaborate with Committee Leadership in proposing bills and legislation.

“I am honored to be reappointed to a leadership role in the Higher Education