About


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State Rep. Christie Carpino proudly represents the 32nd district of Cromwell and Portland. She was re-elected to her 5th term in November 2018. Christie serves as House Republican Caucus Chair, and as a member of the Regulation Review,  Judiciary, and Public Health Committees.

Christie is a graduate of the University of New Hampshire, magna cum laude, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English. She also holds a law degree from Northeastern University. Christie serves as General Counsel for a private corporation where she routinely navigates all aspects of the business world – from litigation and human resources, customer service and community involvement, to regulations and contract law. As a trial attorney, she advocated on behalf of her clients at all stages of the litigation process. She also served pro bono for the Legal Services School Expulsion Project where she volunteered her time to serve low-income families in need.

Some of Christie’s legislative accomplishments include:

  • Protecting our First Responders
  • Increasing Student Privacy
  • Preservation of Developmental Services
  • Creation of a Special Education Bill of Rights
  • Improving the public higher education credit transfer process
  • Early Detection and Better Screenings for Breast Cancer
  • Providing Local Public Health District Oversight
  • Opioid Addiction Education and Prevention advocacy

Carpino has recently been recognized by the following organizations:

  • Women In Government named her to its Board of Directors for her service in promoting the role of women within government
  • CT Radiological Society for her work ensuring patients continue to have access to needed imaging services
  • CT State Medical Society for her advocacy against the deterioration of the practice of medicine
  • As a “40 Under Forty” for excelling in her industry through her leadership roles
  • Cromwell Fire Department for her work to promote and advocate for the department

Christie and her husband have two young children. In her time outside of the Capitol, Christie enjoys volunteering within the community, working with Special Olympics, and spending time with her family and friends. She is also the co-chair to a hospital wide committee at our local children’s hospital.

To learn more about Christie, please click here for a short video.