Carpino, & Curley Appointed to Legislative Summit on Waste Management

Posted on February 28, 2023


BERLIN – State Rep. Christie Carpino and Portland First Selectman Ryan Curley recently toured a local recycling facility. The elected officials learned about the sorting process, which features state-of-the-art equipment to differentiate the various types of recyclables including glass, plastic, and paper. As the State of Connecticut examines various means to reduce waste and augment sustainable means of recycling, Carpino and Curley have been appointed by the Speaker of the House to serve on a bipartisan

General Law Public Hearing, Tuesday Feb. 28th

Posted on February 24, 2023


The General Law Committee will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, February 28, at 2:30 p.m. at the Legislative Office Building and via Zoom. The hearing will cover topics related to emerging technologies and strengthening consumer protections.

You can review the hearing agenda and learn how to participate by clicking this link.

Carpino Petitions for Hearing on Repeal of Highway Use Tax

Posted on February 22, 2023


HARTFORD— State Rep. Christie Carpino and her fellow House Republicans have used a parliamentary procedure to overcome Democrat opposition to a bill that would save inflation-weary businesses and residents money by eliminating the new highway use tax (HUT) on heavyweight trucks.

Republicans petitioned to raise H.B. 5290, An Act Eliminating the Highway Use Tax, after the Finance Committee leaders refused to schedule a hearing on it.   On Tuesday Republicans secured the required 51 petition signatures