Rep. Lanoue Cohosts Pre-Session Events in Lisbon and Plainfield

Posted on January 23, 2020 by admin

On Wednesday, January 22 we hosted two successful events ahead of the 2020 legislative session. I started out the morning cohosting a coffee hour with State Representative Anne Dauphinais at DayBreaks Diner in Plainfield and ended the day speaking with residents at a town hall meeting in Lisbon with State Rep. Doug Dubitsky.

We discussed tolls, emerging technologies, the adverse effects of CT’s tax environment on the middle class and entrepreneurs, issues concerning seniors, and firearms. As always,

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Rep. Lanoue’s Proposal Requiring Background Checks for Youth Camp Employees Resurfaces in 2020 with Strong Bipartisan Support

Posted on January 9, 2020 by admin

HARTFORD – State Representative Brian Lanoue (R-Griswold, Lisbon, Plainfield, Sterling, Voluntown) has submitted a bill request to the General Assembly’s Committee on Children. The proposal is based on Rep. Lanoue’s 2019 legislation, H.B. 5165, An Act Requiring Background Checks for Prospective Youth Camp Employees. Although the bill cleared the appropriate committees, it was not called for a vote on the House floor. Now, there is a good chance the bill will move forward in the short session as a

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A Toll on Trucks is a Toll on Everyone

Posted on January 8, 2020 by admin

Opinion by State Rep. Brian Lanoue

This week, Connecticut House and Senate Democrats announced that they likely have the votes to pass Governor Lamont’s CT2030 transportation plan, which will be funded in large part by trucks-only tolls. While we are still waiting for more details, here’s what we do know. If approved, the plan will take about 18 months to implement and will also rely on federal loans for additional funding using toll revenue as leverage. The plan itself includes twelve gantries to

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