CONSERVATIVE CAUCUS OBJECTS TO GOVERNOR EXTENDING UNILATERAL RULE OF STATE BY EXECUTIVE FIAT

Posted on September 2, 2020 by mmeadows


Governor Lamont announced today his intention to continue the unilateral rule of the state by executive order, extending the duration of the civil preparedness and public health emergency declarations for at least another five months. The Connecticut General Assembly Conservative Caucus strenuously objects to this extension and demands that legislative leadership reject the public health emergency declaration to reestablish the appropriate standing of the Legislature as a co-equal branch of government

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State Representative Lanoue’s Written Testimony for August 24th’s PURA Hearing

Posted on August 21, 2020 by mmeadows


COMMENTS ON DOCKET NO. 20-01-01

PURA PUBLIC HEARING

AUGUST 24, 2020

I am submitting this testimony in strong opposition to any rate hike consideration by Eversource. This year, 2020, has been a trying and grueling time for many families in my district. We have experienced many hardships related to COVID-19 including employment furloughs, as well as losing businesses and jobs due to forced industry shutdowns. People’s incomes have been put in jeopardy, as well as the financial futures of them

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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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