Guidance Maintaining an Adequate Supply of Chronic Prescription Medication during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Posted on April 21, 2020 by jpheasant



The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has been closely monitoring the medical supply chain in the United States during the COVID-19 pandemic, understanding that it may be impacted, potentially leading to supply disruptions or shortages.

The Department of Consumer Protection’s (DCP) Drug Control Division has been monitoring FDA actions, and cares deeply about the significant impact that this pandemic may have on patient care. The FDA and DCP are doing everything within their authority to help

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Resource Information for Coronavirus and Helpful Links

Posted on March 18, 2020 by jpheasant


List of Emergency Orders Issued by Governor Lamont

To view the complete list of executive orders enacted by Governor Lamont, click here.

March 10, 2020: Declaration of Civil Preparedness and Public Health Emergencies

For a list of Emergency Orders from our State Agencies: Click Here


The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have created a series of informational tips and resources in order to; protect yourself and others,

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Rep. MacLachlan Encourages Literacy Through Nationwide Event

Posted on March 5, 2020 by jpheasant


State Representative Jesse MacLachlan visited Daisy Ingraham Elementary School in Westbrook on Monday as part of Read Across America Day. Rep. MacLachlan read “I Am Not Going To Get Up Today” by Dr. Seuss to 3rd grade students from Daisy Ingraham Elementary School in the morning and then “Salt in His Shoes” by Deloris Jordan to 3rd grade students from Killingworth Elementary School students in the afternoon.

Established by the National Education Association (NEA) in 1998, Read Across America Day

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Capitol Update (2/24 – 2/28)

Posted on March 4, 2020 by jpheasant


Bill to Cap the Rising Costs of Insulin
Last Tuesday, I had the opportunity to testify in front of the Insurance Committee in support of a bipartisan bill to cap the rising costs of insulin in Connecticut. We have a long way to go in reeling in big pharma greed and this bill is an important first step.

To watch my testimony, click the image below:

Municipal Aid Bonding $$
Last Friday, Governor Lamont announced the municipal aid our towns have been waiting months for, will finally be released. Governor

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Rep. MacLachlan Provides Update on Bill to Cap Insulin Costs

Posted on February 26, 2020 by jpheasant


Update with Insurance Committee Chairman Rep. Sean Scanlon and John JDRF Greater CT/Western MA Advocacy Chair John Kleinhans on bill to cap insulin costs.

To hear our comments on this bill, click the image below.

Testifying in Insurance Committee on Insurance Costs

Posted on February 25, 2020 by jpheasant


Today, I testified in front of the Insurance Committee in support of a bill that addresses the rising cost of prescription medication, HB-5175, An Act Concerning Diabetes and High Deductible Health Plans.

To watch my testimony, click the image below.





2019 Year In Review

Posted on January 7, 2020 by jpheasant


Brought Funding Back to Our Community for the Clinton Train Station

  • After years of hard work, the long awaited improvements to the Clinton Train Station are finally underway.
  • These improvements (a pedestrian bridge, a new platform, increased parking spaces and bike shelters) will have a tremendous impact on our community by attracting more people to our beautiful downtown area.

Halted the Implementation of Tolls

  • Right from the beginning we have said ‘no’ to tolls and have continued to fight

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Reps MacLachlan and Carney to Host Westbrook Office Hours

Posted on January 3, 2020 by jpheasant


WESTBROOK – State Representatives Jesse MacLachlan (R-35) and Devin Carney (R-23) have announced they will be co-hosting an office hour on Tuesday, January 14 in Westbrook to provide residents with an opportunity to meet with them prior to the start of the 2020 legislative session.

WHEN: Tuesday, January 14th from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: Westbrook Public Library (Community Room),
61 Goodspeed Dr., Westbrook

These events are designed to provide constituents with an opportunity to speak with

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Rep. MacLachlan Recognized by Connecticut League of Conservation Voters

Posted on November 27, 2019 by jpheasant


Representative Earns Highest Score Among Republican Colleagues

 HARTFORD – State Representative Jesse MacLachlan (R-35) has recently received a grade of 91% from the Connecticut League of Conservation Voters for his support of legislation aimed at protecting Connecticut’s environment.

Each year, the Connecticut League of Conservation Voters release an Environmental Scorecard which grades state legislators and state senators on the votes cast on a set of environmental related bills during a legislative

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Rep. MacLachlan, Sen. Needleman, Clinton Community Stakeholders Meet to Discuss Youth Vaping

Posted on November 5, 2019 by jpheasant


Photo: (L-R) Morgan student, Kelly Edwards, Officer Spencer Mangs, Rep. MacLachlan, Dr. Jeffrey Bernstein, David Melillo and Sen. Needleman.

CLINTON – With a dramatic increase in the number youth vaping and vaping related injuries in the state, State Representative Jesse MacLachlan (R-35) co-hosted a panel discussion with State Senator Norm Needleman (D-33) at the Morgan School with community stakeholders to address this concern and ways everyone involved can work toward a resolution.


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