State Representative Devin Carney proudly represents the 23rd District, serving the towns of Lyme, Old Lyme, Old Saybrook, and Westbrook in the Connecticut General Assembly.
Now in his fifth term, he serves on the Education, Finance, Transportation, and Screening Committees. Within the Finance Committee, he serves as the Ranking Member of the Transportation Bonding Subcommittee. At the beginning of the 2023 session, House Minority Leader Vincent Candelora named Carney to caucus leadership as House Republican Policy Co-Chair
Rep. Carney also serves as Treasurer of the Board of the National Caucus of Environmental Legislators and is active within the Millennial Action Project, serving as co-chair of Connecticut’s Future Caucus. He also is an active member of the bipartisan Tourism Caucus and is a former co-chair of the bipartisan Clean Energy Caucus.
Over the years, Rep. Carney has received recognition from various organizations, including receiving the “Rising Star Award” from the Millennial Action Project, being named a Thompson Fellow the Council of State Governments, and receiving the “Legislative Service Award” from the Connecticut Counseling Association for his work on mental health and addiction legislation.
Carney volunteers his time with many local organizations including serving as a member of The Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center Board of Trustees, the Board of Saybrook Senior Housing, The Rotary Club of Old Saybrook, and the Greater Old Saybrook Chamber of Commerce.
In addition to his time in the legislature, Carney works in finance at John A Bysko Associates in Old Lyme.
Carney graduated from Brandeis University in 2006 where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and a Bachelor of Arts degree in American Studies with a minor in Film.