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Carpino Appointed to Governor’s Council on Women and Girls

Posted on January 13, 2023


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HARTFORD – The 2023 Legislative Session is underway at the State Capitol. State Rep. Christie Carpino (Cromwell/Portland) will begin a new role this session, serving on the Governor’s Council on Women and Girls. She was appointed by House Minority Leader Vin Candelora to the council.

“Christie’s strong advocacy efforts throughout her tenure on women’s issues are a testament to her ability to navigate discussions on these complex topics. Drawing from her unique perspective as a lawmaker, mother, and

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Radiological Society Honors Rep. Carpino for Breast Cancer Advocacy

Posted on November 21, 2022


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CROMWELL – The Radiological Society of Connecticut (RSC) has recognized state Representative Christie Carpino for her leadership and advocacy in expanding insurance coverage of breast cancer screenings and tests. A certificate of Recognition was presented to her by RSC’s Dr. Michael Crain.

“The earlier a cancer in the breast can be detected by mammogram, the better the chance that it can be successfully treated,” said Michael Crain, M.D., immediate past president of the RSC.   “Representative Carpino

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Posted on October 22, 2022


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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. It’s important to know that early detection can save lives. I supported a new law this year that will expand insurance coverage for breast cancer screenings. Specifically, it requires coverage for certain genetic testing, including for breast cancer gene one (BRCA1) and breast cancer gene two (BRCA2), under certain circumstances. It also requires post-treatment CA-125 monitoring (i.e., a test measuring the amount of the cancer antigen 125 protein); and (c)

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