Sen. Lesser, Rep. Carpino Welcome up to $7M in Savings to Cromwell Middle School Construction Project

Posted on June 7, 2023


CROMWELL, CT – State Senator Matt Lesser (D-Middletown), State Representative Christie Carpino (R-Cromwell) and local school leaders welcome news that the state Department of Administrative Services has increased the state reimbursement rate for the Cromwell Middle School construction project from 39.64% to 49.64% which could save the Town of Cromwell as much as $7 million dollars.

Last June, Cromwell voters approved constructing a replacement for the current school based on estimates of $58.6 million.

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