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Interstate 395 Roadwork Advisory

Posted on May 26, 2022


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The following is from the Connecticut Department of Transportation-

 

Safety Improvement Project on I-395 in Killingly, Putnam and Thompson

The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing that a safety improvement project will be performed on I-395 northbound and southbound in Killingly, Putnam and Thompson.

The project consists of installing guide rail on I-395 northbound and southbound at various locations in Killingly, Putnam and Thompson.  This project is scheduled to begin on Wednesday,

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Rep. Hayes Opposes Budget Adjustments

Posted on May 3, 2022


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As we enter the final two days of the 2022 Legislative Session, I wanted to touch on the budget vote from last night that passed the House last night 95-52, strictly along party lines. The headlines this morning read “Largest Tax Cuts in Connecticut History”, but it is important to note that this act was an adjustment to the budget which included the budget implementer and bonding for a total of $547 million dollars, or a 6.4% increase. While there are positives within this budget that offer SHORT-term

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SENATE & HOUSE REPUBLICANS UNVEIL $1.2 BILLION TAX RELIEF PLAN FOR WORKING- AND MIDDLE-CLASS FAMILIES

Posted on April 21, 2022


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“I sincerely hope Democrats join Republicans in giving our constituents the much-needed relief they deserve. Connecticut residents have been overburdened by surging costs on the goods and services they need to survive. Our residents are overtaxed, their monthly budgets are blown, and immediate relief is needed to help those who need it most.” –State Representative Rick Hayes


SENATE & HOUSE REPUBLICANS UNVEIL $1.2 BILLION TAX RELIEF PLAN FOR
WORKING- AND MIDDLE-CLASS FAMILIES

Cuts the Income Tax,

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Town of Killingly Receives Farm Viability Grant from the Department of Agriculture

Posted on April 4, 2022


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“We are happy to see that the Town of Killingly has been awarded the Farm Viability Grant from the Department of Agriculture!

Killingly has been awarded this grant in the Food Supply Chain Category, and the funds will be utilized to purchase, and install a blast chiller freezer in the old Killingly High School, according to our Legislative Liaison with the Department of Agriculture. This kitchen will now be used to process local produce and incorporate it into the school lunch program.

These grants

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Public Hearing Alert – Judiciary Committee – Monday, March 14th

Posted on March 11, 2022


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Since last Spring, the House Republican Caucus has been front and center bringing to light the rise in crime, especially juvenile crime, across Connecticut, which is a growing concern in all 169 cities and towns. From the death of an innocent man out jogging in New Britain last June, to locked cars that are being ransacked and stolen from driveways and even from inside garages. Recently, some thieves have gotten so brazen that they’ve moved past property crimes and have begun carjacking innocent

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House Republicans Urge Democrat Leaders to Launch Formal Investigation of Lamont Administration Scandal

Posted on February 24, 2022


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Statement from State Representative Rick Hayes, 51st General Assembly District

“Today, I stood with some of my colleagues from the House Republican Caucus to call on Democrats to launch a formal inquiry into the controversial school construction bidding scandal that is focused on members within the Lamont Administration. Connecticut residents have the right to know where their tax dollars are going and what is going on at every level of their government.

I stand by the statements of House Republican

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CONSERVATIVE CAUCUS OBJECTS TO NO-EXCUSE ABSENTEE BALLOTING IN 2022 ELECTION

Posted on February 22, 2022


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HARTFORD – The Connecticut General Assembly Conservative Caucus today voiced its strong objection to legislative Democrats or the Secretary of State permitting no-excuse absentee ballot voting in 2022, as it would explicitly violate the Connecticut Constitution. The Conservative Caucus continues to oppose the Democrats’ disingenuous declaration that public health and civil preparedness emergencies still exist in Connecticut, which the Democrats openly admit they declared simply to qualify for money

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Governor’s Executive Orders Informational Hearing on Tuesday

Posted on February 7, 2022


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The Legislature will hold an Informational Hearing on the Continuation of Emergency Declarations and Limited Executive Orders on Tuesday, February 8 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. via Zoom.  The Informational Hearing can be viewed via YouTube Live.

 

In addition, the Informational Hearing may be recorded and broadcast live on CT-N.com. Individuals who wish to testify via Zoom must register using the On-line Testimony Registration Form. The registration form must contain the name of the person who will

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Take My 2022 Legislative Survey: Your Voice Matters

Posted on January 18, 2022


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With the 2022 Legislative Session set to begin just a few weeks away on February 9th, I would like to hear what is most important to you and your family. If you have a few minutes, please take this opportunity to complete a ten-question survey. Topics cover everything from the governor’s handling of COVID-19 response, emergency powers and potential tax relief. I also would like your opinion on what the legislature’s top priorities should be as we approach February.

To participate, please click here.

POSTPONED: Stuff-A-Humvee Food Drive This Saturday

Posted on January 12, 2022


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Due to unforeseen circumstances, our Stuff-A-Humvee Food Drive scheduled for this Saturday has been postponed. As soon as we secure a new date, I will be sure to pass it along.

Thank you for your support.