Fallen Officer Fund

Posted on May 20, 2024


Earlier this week, Governor Lamont signed Public Act 24-27 into law. This new law creates a fallen officers fund, offering crucial financial support to families of fallen police officers. This ensures that family members covered by the officer’s insurance will have health coverage for up to five years, with $100,000 assistance for surviving family members.

House Republican leadership worked very hard to get this bill across the finish line. We must never forget the sacrifices of our men and women


Posted on March 11, 2024


Democrats and the Governor have recharged their effort to mandate electric vehicles in Connecticut and on Wednesday, you have a chance to make your voice heard. On March 13th at 10 AM, the Transportation Committee agenda features HB 5485, which creates a council to steer the state toward banning gas-powered vehicles.

The “Roadmap” doesn’t require a review of the costs associated with:

  • Charging infrastructure & electric grid upgrades
  • Increased electric supply needed
  • End of life battery disposal
  • Adverse

Rep. Hayes Stands in Support of S.B. No. 339 – Broko’s Bill

Posted on March 7, 2024


On Thursday, I joined my fellow House and Senate Republican legislators to pay tribute to Connecticut State Police K-9 Officer Broko -who sadly died in the line of duty last December.

During today’s press conference, S.B. No. 339, also referred to as “Broko’s Bill,” was introduced that if passed, would require restitution be given to the law enforcement agency, or municipality if this unfortunate situation repeats itself anywhere in our state. As a former law enforcement officer, I can tell you first-hand