Lisbon: Saturday Food Drive a Success to Help Those In Need

Posted on November 22, 2023

On Saturday, there was a great turnout at the food drive at Adams Market (Better Val-U) in Lisbon. The United Way of Southeastern Connecticut was accepting food and cash donations to help those in our community that are in need.

Thank you to the Boy Scouts Troop 73, the Gemma Moran Food Center, K Hits 100.9 FM, the Jewett City Savings Bank and Adams Market for the great team effort supporting our communities. The Gemma Moran Food Center has grown over the years and is considered the hub of food banks

An Afternoon at the Preston Public Library

Posted on November 22, 2023

On Saturday, the Preston Public Library held another fun and educational program where kids got to hold and pet different animals while learning all about them.

There were Guinea pigs, bunnies, and naked neck chickens. I made a new friend, Carlos the Chinchilla.

Carlos is a rescue and comes from the Andes Mountains of Chile. They do not like the heat and roll around in volcanic ash to cool off in their natural habitat. Carlos has also been under a lot of stress lately because “his wife” is pregnant

A Legacy of Service: Celebrating Diane Manning of Griswold

Posted on November 21, 2023

On November 16th , I along with some of my Northeast Delegation colleagues, had the opportunity to celebrate Diane Manning, a lifelong resident of Griswold. Diane was featured for her 40 years of excellence at United Services. Over her decades of tireless service to our community, Diane has been a true leader as a voice for behavioral health in our state.

I was proud to announce with Representative Anne Dauphinais, a legislative citation that was introduced by Senator Heather Somers and I, commemorating

Honoring Our Veterans

Posted on November 16, 2023

On November 8th, I participated in the Veterans’ and Military Affairs Committee Informational Hearing. We had the opportunity to hear from our veterans, and others who were advocating on their behalf.

Their input and suggestions will be a great help to us in raising bill concepts next session, to address the needs of our veterans here in Connecticut.

I want to thank our veterans here in Connecticut, and across the country for their service. Without them, we would not have the opportunities in our

Veterans’ & Military Affairs Committee Update: November 8th Informational Public Hearing

Posted on October 30, 2023

On Wednesday, November 8th, there will be an Informational Public Hearing will be hosted by the Veterans’ and Military Affairs Committee, at the Legislative Office Building, Room 2C, from 1:00 – 4:00 P.M.

All Connecticut veterans, military personnel, advocates, and their loved ones are invited to share issues or concerns related to veterans and military affairs in our state.

You are encouraged to participate in this hearing if you have any comments or concerns with state policies that impact veterans

State Representative Brian Lanoue to Undergo Thyroid Surgery on September 25th

Posted on September 15, 2023

HARTFORD – On Friday, State Representative Brian Lanoue (R-45), announced that he will be undergoing thyroid surgery on September 25th. This surgery will require a brief recovery, and as a result, Rep. Lanoue’s Office Hours in Jewett City and Preston, along with other activities in late September through October will be canceled.

“I thought it was important to let my constituents know what is going on and how my schedule may be altered for a short time,” Rep. Lanoue said. “I have the utmost confidence

Concerning Proposed Regulations on Gas-Powered Vehicles

Posted on August 16, 2023

There are major regulatory changes are on the horizon that will impact all of us, from daily commuters who need their cars to get to work or drop off their kids, to business owners who need to make deliveries or carry out a job for clients.

Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) is accepting written comments on two proposed regulations, the first would ban the sales of new gas-powered passenger cars beginning in 2035. The other would gradually prohibit the sale of

Updated 2023 Office Hours

Posted on July 28, 2023


Jewett City Office Hours

WHEN: Every 1st and 2nd Thursdays
TIME: 5:00-6:30 P.M.
(The last walk-in at 6:15 P.M.)
WHERE: Slater Library
Community Room
26 Main Street
Jewett City, CT

Please Note: New hours begin this coming Thursday, August 3, 2023. There will be no office hours this coming Monday.

Preston Office Hours

WHEN: Every 1st and 3rd Saturday
TIME: 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
WHERE: Preston Public Library
Community Room
389 Route 2
Preston, CT


The office hours are open only to residents of the

Ledyard Town Hall Wrap-Up

Posted on July 21, 2023

We had a great turnout on Tuesday evening in Ledyard! I was happy to be joined by State Representative Greg Howard, Mayor Fred Allyn,  and constituents from across our districts.

I provided an update on a few pieces of legislation that we worked hard to get across the finish line. Including securing funding for our state to do soil testing for PFAS, which will be very helpful to farmers across our district and state. Also, I supported stronger laws against crimes of domestic violence, and the protection

State Representatives Brian Lanoue & Doug Dubitsky to Host Coffee & Conversation in Lisbon This Thursday

Posted on July 17, 2023

HARTFORD – State Representatives Brian Lanoue (R-45) and Doug Dubitsky (R-47), invite you to a Coffee & Conversation in Lisbon, this Thursday, July 20th from 9:30 – 10:30 A.M. Come discuss the recently adjourned 2023 legislative session, and bring any questions and concerns you have regarding any state issues that are important to you.

State Representative Brian Lanoue serves on the Committee on Children, the Higher Education Committee, and the Veterans Committee.

State Representative Doug Dubitsky