Carpino Documents Jobs Pond Flooding Damage

Posted on April 7, 2024


Recently, Portland Town Selectman Ryan Curley and I visited the residents of Jobs Pond in Portland to assess rising waters and flooding damage. As homeowners face 40+ inches of rising water, some are have

used sandbags, cinderblocks, and water pumps to combat the flooding, while others have been forced to leave their homes.

I will continue to collaborate with local, state, and federal authorities to explore resources to address public health and safety concerns.

Carpino Celebrates Committee Passage of Newborn Screening for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Posted on April 2, 2024


HB 5321 would add DMD to the list of conditions tested in newborns, starting in 2027

State Representatives Michelle Cook (D-Torrington) and Christie Carpino (R-Cromwell and Portland), members of the Public Health Committee, are applauding the passage of HB 5321 out of committee. It will now be considered by the full House and Senate in the coming weeks.

HB 5321, “An Act Requiring Newborn Screening for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy,” would require all newborns to be tested for this disorder as part

Early Voting 2024: What to Know

Posted on March 26, 2024


Dear Friends and Neighbors,

Early voting was approved by Connecticut voters in 2022. During the 2023 legislative session, the General Assembly authorized in-person early voting for elections held after April 1, 2024. Under this schedule, the first election utilizing early voting will be the Presidential Preference Primary on April 2, 2024.

The early voting dates for this election have been modified to reflect the Good Friday holiday and Easter Sunday. Early Voting will be held Tuesday, March 26