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Posted on February 22, 2022


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


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 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


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


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.

Area Legislators Achieve 100% Voting Record

Posted on December 20, 2021


HARTFORD – State Representatives Anne Dauphinais (R-44), Rick Hayes (R-51), and Brian Lanoue (R-45), achieved a perfect one-hundred-percent voting record during the unprecedented 2021 Legislative Session according to statistics compiled by the House Clerk’s Office.

This year, legislators cast their vote on 467 separate pieces of legislation that made it to the floor of the House of Representatives during the regular and special sessions.  Perfect attendance is a very difficult thing to achieve, with

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Conservative Caucus Asks Attorney General Tong to Reject Federal Intimidation of Parents Speaking at Local School Board Meetings

Posted on October 22, 2021


HARTFORD – Last week the Legislature’s Conservative Caucus sent a letter to Connecticut Attorney General William Tong requesting that he protect the constitutional rights of their constituents and every parent in Connecticut, and that he reject the federal government’s attempts to stifle Connecticut parents’ protected free speech.

Reacting to Associated Press reports that United States Attorney General Merrick Garland intends to “hold strategy sessions in the next 30 days with law enforcement to

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Special Session This Coming Monday, September 27th

Posted on September 24, 2021


When the Connecticut House of Representatives meets this Monday, September 27th, it will be in a special session to vote on a seventh extension of the governor’s emergency powers, this time at least until February. Our House of Representatives special session is set to begin at 12:30 p.m.

Once again, Governor Lamont insists that Connecticut’s public health and civil preparedness emergency declarations must be extended. However, our neighbors in Massachusetts have still managed COVID effectively in

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Veterans Stand Down 2021

Posted on September 15, 2021


The Connecticut Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) is pleased to announce that we are holding Veterans STAND DOWN 2021 on September 22nd, 23rd, & 24th. While the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way agencies and organizations operate, the DVA continues our commitment to serving Connecticut’s Veterans by providing this “one stop” access to a range of programs and services offered by state and federal agencies, Veterans organizations, and community based non-profits through online webinars and at

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August 31st is International Overdose Awareness Day

Posted on August 25, 2021


International Overdose Awareness Day is a global event held on 31 August each year and aims to raise awareness of overdose and reduce the stigma of a drug-related death.

For additional resources, please review the following-

Connecticut State Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services Website

International Drug Policy Consortium Website

International Awareness Day Website

House Republicans: Juvenile Justice Reform

Posted on August 10, 2021


I stand with my fellow House Republican members in calling for a special session to address the juvenile crime wave that is taking place in Connecticut.

Over the last several months, we have seen an increase in car thefts and other offenses by juveniles with very little accountability. From a senior center being vandalized to an innocent person being killed after a car theft, you don’t need to have all the years I had in law enforcement to tell you that something has to be done.

This cannot wait

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