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State Rep. Christie Carpino proudly represents the 32nd district of Cromwell and Portland. In November 2020, the people of Cromwell and Portland elected her to her 6th term. Christie serves as House Republican Caucus Chair, and as a member of the Regulations Review, Government Administration and Elections, Public Health and Legislative Management 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 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 and volunteered to assist low income students facing school expulsion.

 

 

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
  • Opioid Addiction Education and Prevention advocacy

Carpino has recently been recognized by the following organizations:

  • Women In Government named her Secretary of the Board as a result of her dedication
  • CT Radiological Society for her work ensuring patients continue to have access to needed imaging services
  • CT State Medical Society for her advocacy promoting the practice of medicine
  • As a “40 Under Forty” for excelling in leadership roles
  • Cromwell Fire Department for her work to promote and advocate for the department
  • CT Marine Trades Association “Honorary Crew Member Award” for her support of the recreational boating industry and related businesses along the state’s shoreline
  • CT Respiratory Society’s 2020 “Legislative Champion”

Christie and her husband have two young children in public schools. In her time outside of the Capitol, Christie enjoys volunteering within the community, serving on the board of a local nonprofit, and spending time with her family and friends (preferably outside).

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