Posted on October 4, 2018 by Greg MacKinnon
HARTFORD – The National Foundation for Women Legislators (NFWL) is proud to announce State Representative Christie Carpino (Cromwell/Portland) as a 2018 Elected Women of Excellence Award winner.
According to NFWL, this award was created to identify women who have worked tirelessly, often breaking down barriers and overcoming obstacles that once seemed insurmountable, to serve their communities. These pacesetters have engendered an environment where women can now serve in public office and fight for the issues they are passionate about.
House Republican Leader, Themis Klarides, stated, “Rep. Carpino continually fights for gender equality and has been a strong advocate for the advancement of women’s rights through her legislative work. She has supported measures to expand options to patients with breast cancer, ensure women and families continue to have access to healthcare, and to provide greater resources to victims of domestic violence. I congratulate her on this achievement.”