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Rep. Lanoues Cosponsors Legislation Examining a State Funding and Service Disparity in Northeastern Connecticut

Posted on April 25, 2019 by admin

Bill Passes House with Broad Bipartisan Support

“It’s no secret that the opioid epidemic has taken a disproportionate toll on Northeastern Connecticut. Fortunately, the General Assembly has taken a step towards correcting this narrative. H.B. 5642, An Act Establishing a Task Force to Examine a State Funding and Service Disparity in Northeastern Connecticut, passed the House yesterday with broad bipartisan support.

I was proud to cosponsor this legislation, which will hopefully lead to more funding

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Rep. Lanoue Votes Against Fourth Lavish Public Employee Arbitration Award of 2019 Session

Posted on April 18, 2019 by admin

The string of poor fiscal votes by the legislature’s Democratic majority continues. Yesterday, all but five Democratic state representative in the House passed H.R. 23, which awarded the state’s tax attorneys with generous pay raises, bonuses and lavish benefits rarely afforded to their private sector counterparts. For the record, these individuals make an average $107K annually. This is the fourth contract approved by majority Democrats this year, and we expect another one next week. Meanwhile,

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Rep. Lanoue Shows Support for CT Residents Living with Autism

Posted on April 17, 2019 by admin

Today, we welcomed members of Autism Speaks to the State Capitol. Thousands of individuals across Connecticut live with Autism and they need our assistance in Hartford. In recent years, the General Assembly has passed legislation designed to enhance their quality of life in several areas including housing, education, healthcare, insurance and employment opportunities. I look forward to supporting additional legislation in the future.