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Rep. Veach Votes ‘No’ on Marijuana Cites Bill Needs More Work and Public Input

Posted on June 17, 2021

HARTFORD During Wednesday’s Special Session of the House of Representatives, State Representative Donna Veach (R-30) voted against a proposal to legalize marijuana for purchase and personal use due to various concerns she had with the bill as written.

“Despite more than 7 hours of debate on the House floor and increased concerns from my colleagues about the need to spend more time on a bill of this magnitude before a final vote, it was decided we’d move forward anyway,” Rep. Veach said. “It is

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Southington Delegation Welcomes Connecticut’s Kid Governor

Posted on June 8, 2021

Front Row (L-R): Sandra Chavez (Oshana Elementary Teacher); State Representative Donna Veach (R-30); Reese Naughton (CT Kid Governor); State Representative Liz Linehan (D-103) Back Row (L-R): State Senator Robert C. Sampson (R-16);  State Representative Gale Mastrofrancesco (R-80); Patrick Naughton (father); Allyson Naughton (mother); State Representative John Fusco (R-81) posed for a photo after the introduction on the House Floor.

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Conservative Caucus Blasts Democrats for Automatically Erasing Hate Crime Convictions

Posted on June 6, 2021

HARTFORD – The Connecticut General Assembly (CGA) Conservative Caucus today blasted Democrats for voting to automatically erase hate crimes from the records of convicted felons, weakening the Judicial system and making Connecticut less safe with passage of their “Clean Slate” legislation.

“Democrats have a very one-sided, progressive agenda that runs roughshod over the regular people of our state who need and deserve balanced, reasonable legislation that they are not currently getting,” Rep. Kimberly

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State Rep. Veach Calls for House Democrats to Address Juvenile Car Thefts

Posted on June 3, 2021

During a House debate, Republicans proposed an amendment aimed at addressing the drastic increase in juvenile car thefts across the state.
“Unfortunately for the residents of Connecticut when it came to enacting change many of our colleagues on the other side of the aisle (all but 4) chose the status quo,” Rep. Veach said. “Many lawmakers still refuse to believe this issue needs addressed and would rather study it than actually do something about it.”