Rep. Lanoue Joins Brad Davis, Gary Byron On-Air to Discuss His Camp Counselor Background Check Legislation

Posted on October 8, 2019 by admin


I was invited onto “Talk of Connecticut” WDRC this morning where I spoke with show host Brad Davis and former State Rep. Gary Byron about my camp counselor bill, which I introduce this year. The bill would require camps to conduct mandatory background checks on candidates who would be working with minors. There have been too many cases of child sexual abuse at overnight camps, and currently, CT has no laws requiring screenings for new hires.

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News Laws and Tax Increases Now in Effect

Posted on October 2, 2019 by admin


On October 21, 2019, several tax and fee increases went into effect. These levies, including a 5.35 percent tax increase on digital goods, a one percent increase on prepared meals, and a $65 fee increase for vehicle trade-ins, will ultimately hurt the middle class.

On a more positive note, there are some public acts that I did support. These include measures to combat the opioid crisis, help seniors, and make our children more safe at school.

As always, you may contact me with questions, comment,

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Rep. Lanoue Attends Opening of Tulli’s Taphouse – Griswold

Posted on September 27, 2019 by admin


We had an exciting night on Thursday. Griswold welcomed our newest neighbor and business, Mario Tulli, owner of Tulli’s Taphouse. The rain didn’t stop several dozen people from coming to his restaurant located at River Ridge Golf Course to celebrate the grand opening.

As we continue to advocate for business development in Griswold and the 45th, Tulli’s Taphouse business model is a great fit. I’ve known Mario for a long time. He’s a great guy, a fantastic operator and we are grateful for his decision

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