Eastern Connecticut Lawmakers to Host Virtual Town Hall Tuesday

Posted on April 8, 2021

Area Lawmakers to Host Virtual Town Hall Tuesday

Sen. Heather Somers, R-18th District, Rep. Anne Dauphinais, R-44th District, and Rep. Brian Lanoue, R-45th District will hold a virtual town hall meeting on Tuesday, Apr. 13 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

The legislators are expected to discuss key policy issues being debated in the General Assembly and take questions from taxpayers.

To register, visit https://tinyurl.com/2hx2p8n4

For registration questions, send an email to Erika.Pocock@cga.ct.gov.


House Republican Opioid Prevention Bill Moves Forward

Posted on March 25, 2021

HARTFORD — A House Republican proposal to expand a successful opioid abuse prevention program cleared a major legislative hurdle yesterday. State Representative Robin Green (R-Marlborough), the lead Republican on the joint Public Safety Committee, confirmed that HB-5586 An Act Requiring Expansion of the CRISIS Initiative Pilot Program Throughout the State received a unanimous vote in the committee to move forward.

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Two of Representative Lanoue’s Bills Win Committee Support

Posted on March 16, 2021

HARTFORD- Last Thursday, during a busy day with multiple committee meetings on the schedule for the state legislature, State Representative Brian Lanoue (R-45), saw some of his hard work rewarded, as two key pieces of his legislative agenda passed through committee and will head to the House chamber later this session.

During the Committee on Children’s meeting, H.B. 6417: An Act Requiring Background Checks For Certain Employees of Youth Camps, was passed out of committee. This is a bill that aims

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