Carpino & Cook Champion Step Therapy Override Mechanism

Posted on May 5, 2023


Hartford – The House of Representatives recently acted on H.B. 6831 An Act Concerning the Override of Step Therapy for Certain Mental Health Conditions and Establishing a Task Force to Study Data Collection Efforts Regarding Step Therapy. State Representatives Christie Carpino (R-Cromwell) and Michelle Cook (D-Torrington) introduced this concept as a bipartisan solution to a problem that plagues those with serious mental health disorders.


“This policy puts the needs of patients first and foremost.

Carpino, Lesser Welcome $16,800 for Body Worn Recording Equipment for Cromwell Police Department

Posted on April 6, 2023


HARTFORD, CT – State Representative Christie Carpino (R-Cromwell/Portland) and State Senator Matt Lesser (D-Middletown) applaud $16,800 reimbursement to the Cromwell Police Department for recording equipment approved by the State Bond Commission today. The bonding item reimburses 14 police departments across the state for the purchase of body cameras, dashboard cameras, and video storage devices.

“The Cromwell Police Department keeps our community safe every hour of every day. Video technology has

Carpino, & Curley Appointed to Legislative Summit on Waste Management

Posted on February 28, 2023


BERLIN – State Rep. Christie Carpino and Portland First Selectman Ryan Curley recently toured a local recycling facility. The elected officials learned about the sorting process, which features state-of-the-art equipment to differentiate the various types of recyclables including glass, plastic, and paper. As the State of Connecticut examines various means to reduce waste and augment sustainable means of recycling, Carpino and Curley have been appointed by the Speaker of the House to serve on a bipartisan