Plainfield’s Legislative Delegation Affirms Support for Local Law Enforcement

Posted on August 1, 2020 by mmeadows


 Plainfield – On Friday morning, State Representatives Anne Dauphinais (R-44th), Brian Lanoue (R-45th) and State Senator Heather Somers (R-18th), made a visit to the Plainfield Police Department. The lawmakers discussed the recently passed ‘police accountability’ legislation with officers and affirmed their support for the dedication and service that the department provides to the Plainfield community.

Following last Friday’s House passage and Tuesday’s Senate passage of HB-6004, An Act Concerning

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Rep. Lanoue Votes with Law Enforcement by Voting Against Police Accountability Legislation

Posted on July 24, 2020 by mmeadows


Hartford – After hours of debate in the early morning hours on Friday at the State Capitol, the House of Representatives passed HB-6004, An Act Concerning Police Accountability, by a margin of 86-58. The vote came moments after the Republican Amendment, which would have removed Section 41 from the bill, which would have stricken the language ending qualified immunity, came up one vote short in a 72-72 tie.

State Representative Brian Lanoue (R-45) was strongly in favor of the Republican Amendment

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“Phase Three” Reopening Delayed

Posted on July 9, 2020 by admin


Dear Friends and Neighbors,

Below are a few updates from the governor’s office and other agencies: Governor Lamont delays “Phase Three” reopening plans; Fall School Reopen Plan webinar to be held tomorrow; more states added to travel advisory; update on contact tracing; and the Paycheck Protection Program has been extended.

REMINDER: Several extended tax filing deadlines are next Wednesday, July 15.

As always, decisions on these matters are made by the governor, state departments, and state agencies

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