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

Carpino Recognized by Children’s Coalition

Posted on March 14, 2024


(CROMWELL) — On Friday, State Representative Christie Carpino (Cromwell) was recognized with an award from the Cromwell Children’s Coalition for her ongoing support and work enhancing young lives in our community. The coalition financially assists Cromwell students with costs of school supplies, field trips, and more.

“Everybody needs a little help sometimes, and the coalition makes it a priority to help our students when they need something,” said Carpino. “I am honored to be recognized and want

My March Editorial: 2024 Legislative Goals

Posted on March 14, 2024


Dear Friends and Neighbors,

What’s in store for the 2024 legislative session? We are tasked with proposing, debating, and voting on legislation by midnight on May 8th — and things move fast. This year, I have promoted bills that echo resident concerns including crime, excess state taxes, artificial intelligence advancement, and more. Below, I want to share some of my proposals and information on how you can participate in the lawmaking process.

My legislative goals are simple: support our police,

Carpino Celebrates Women’s Month in March

Posted on March 9, 2024


Dear Friends and Neighbors,

During the month of March, we have a great opportunity to celebrate all the great female achievements that have defined our history in America and beyond. Below, I have created a short video, celebrating three significant female figures that continue to inspire me every day.

Carpino Supports Rare Disease Legislation – HB 5321

Posted on February 29, 2024


Dear Friends and Neighbors,

In honor of Rare Disease Day, State Representative Tracy Marra and I are proud to introduce legislation to support those with Duchenne’s Muscular Dystrophy (DMD).

(UPDATE: this bill has successfully been approved by the Public Health Committee)

DMD is a rare and fatal muscle disease that affects children from an early age. Sadly, its survival rate is strongly dependent on early detection and screening.
Our Bill: Add DMD screening to the disorders detected through the

Rep. Carpino, Sen. Lesser, Local Leaders Break Ground at Construction Site for new Cromwell Middle School

Posted on February 23, 2024


(CROMWELL, CT) –  State Representative Christie Carpino, State Senator Matt Lesser, and local leaders broke ground on the Cromwell Middle School construction project.

Last summer,  Rep. Carpino and Sen. Lesser announced that they had they had secured a significant increase in the state reimbursement rate for this project from the Department of Administrative Services. With a reimbursement rate increase from 39.64% to 49.64%, Cromwell taxpayers could save as much as $7 million on this project.

In June

Carpino Tours Covenant Living of Cromwell

Posted on January 30, 2024


(CROMWELL) — On Monday evening, State Representative Christie Carpino visited Covenant Living of Cromwell to tour their senior and assisted living facilities. Led by Executive Director, Dan Stegbauer, Carpino was happy to discuss Covenant Living’s connections to our local community, their staffing needs, and other present daily challenges. Thank you to Dan, and the entire staff at Covenant Living for hosting Rep. Carpino!

**SIGN UP: Carpino Office Hours: February 5th!**

Posted on January 29, 2024


Dear Friends and Neighbors,

You’re invited to join me for my upcoming Legislative Office Hours on February 5th, from 6:00-7:30p.m., at the Cromwell Belden Public Library (39 West Street, Cromwell, CT).


All residents of the 32nd District, which includes Cromwell and Portland are encouraged to register for an individual meeting with me to share your questions, ideas, and concerns as we approach the start of the 2024 Legislative Session next week.

For additional questions, or for