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Carpino Announces Community Art Contest “Beauty of the 32nd”

Posted on April 19, 2022


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Hartford – As an effort to promote an appreciation of our community and our environment, State Rep. Christie Carpino has announced an art contest for residents, businesses and organizations of Cromwell and Portland to celebrate the uniqueness and beauty of our legislative district. The collection of artwork will begin on Monday, April 25, and will close on Monday, May 30. Submissions will be displayed at the State Capitol Complex in early June.

Details for the art contest are below:

CGA Kickball Classic, Monday April 11

Posted on April 6, 2022


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Everyone is invited to join us on Monday, April 11th at 4:30 p.m. at Dunkin’ Donuts Park for the Inaugural CGA Kickball Classic. This charity event promises to be entertaining and will donate all proceeds to Connecticut Foodshare.

Here’s a chance to watch your Connecticut legislators engage in a bit of friendly competition to raise money for families across the state.

If you want to witness THE sporting event of the session, GET YOUR TICKETS here!

PORTLAND LEGISLATORS WELCOME BOND FUNDING FOR REPLACEMENT OF PORTLAND SECONDARY SCHOOL TRACK

Posted on March 31, 2022


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Today, State Representative Christie Carpino (R-Portland) and State Senator Norm Needleman (D-Essex) welcomed the State Bond Commission’s approval of a $500,736 allocation to replace the track at Portland Secondary School.

“I’m proud to have worked with Sen. Needleman, the governor’s team, and local leaders to make this project become a reality. An improved track will allow students in Portland as well as teams that visit to exercise and compete safely. It will also benefit community residents who

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Public Hearing Alert – Judiciary Committee – March 14th

Posted on March 11, 2022


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The Judiciary Committee will hold a public hearing on Monday, March 14, 2022 at 10:00 A.M. via Zoom. Please consider submitting written testimony, or register for verbal testimony.

The public hearing will focus on bills concerning juvenile crime and criminal justice reform.

TO TESTIFY: On-line Testimony Registration Form.

Registration will close on Sunday, March 13th, 2022 at 3:00 P.M.

Please email written testimony in Word or PDF format to JUDtestimony@cga.ct.gov

All public hearing testimony,

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House, Senate Republicans Call for Suspension of State Gas Tax

Posted on March 10, 2022


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CT Senate & House Republicans Call for Suspending State Gas Tax

Demand CT Delegation Push for Federal Gas Tax Cut

HARTFORD – Connecticut Senate and House Republicans are calling on state lawmakers to temporarily suspend the state gross receipts tax on gasoline and are demanding that Connecticut’s federal Congressional delegation deliver on a federal gas tax cut proposal to provide immediate relief to Connecticut residents as gas prices surge.

Connecticut Republican lawmakers are proposing to suspend

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International Women’s Day 2022

Posted on March 8, 2022


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March 8th is International Women’s Day. Today, we celebrate Rosa Parks as a source of inspiration for us all.

Read Across America 2022

Posted on March 2, 2022


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PORTLAND — On Wednesday, State Rep. Christie Carpino visited Gildersleeve School and Valley View School in Portland to celebrate Read Across America Day. Launched in 1998 by National Education Association, Read Across America is the nation’s largest celebration of reading. The day is observed on March 2nd, the birthdate of renowned American children’s author, Dr. Seuss.

Rep. Carpino shared to Facebook: “So wonderful to visit and read with some of the kids at Valley View and Gildersleeve. #ReadAcrossAmerica”

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Public Hearing on Children’s Mental Health — Friday 2/25

Posted on February 23, 2022


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The Public Health Committee and the Committee on Children will hold a joint public hearing on Friday, February 25, 2022 at 9:00 A.M. via Zoom.

AGENDA:

Proposed S.B. No. 2 AN ACT EXPANDING PRESCHOOL AND MENTAL AND BEHAVIORAL SERVICES FOR CHILDREN. 

H.B. No. 5001 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING CHILDREN’S MENTAL HEALTH. 

TO TESTIFY: On-line Testimony Registration Form.

Registration will close on Thursday, February 24, 2022 at 3:00 P.M.

Please email written testimony in Word or PDF format to PHtestimony@cga.ct.gov.

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Kindness Week 2022

Posted on February 15, 2022


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Legislative Session Opening Day 2022

Posted on February 9, 2022


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Today is Opening Day for the 2022 Legislative Session. It is a privilege to serve as the voice of the good people of Cromwell and Portland as we tackle the important issues facing our state.