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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