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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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Danielson Veterans Coffeehouse Benefit

Posted on August 4, 2021


Please join us this Thursday evening, August 5th at the Crossings Restaurant & Brew Pub for their Celebrity Bartending Event! Join me, State Representative Anne Dauphinais, and others for a fun night as we support the Danielson Veterans Coffeehouse.

I look forward to seeing you from 6:30 to 8:30 pm Thursday night!

The Crossings Restaurant & Brew Pub

45 Main Street

Putnam, Connecticut

Please come out eat, drink, and support our local Veterans!


State Representatives Hayes & Dauphinais to Host Legislative Update on July 21st

Posted on July 20, 2021


Join State Representatives Rick Hayes and Anne Dauphinais, and special guest Town Manager Mary Calorio, for a slice of Four G’s best and an open discussion on the recently concluded 2021 Legislative Session, the Governor’s sixth extension of Executive Powers, the juvenile crime and car theft epidemic, and any other state matter that is of interest to you.


Open to all residents in Connecticut’s 44th & 51st Assembly Districts.