Cromwell & Portland


2019 Legislative Agenda, Letter to Editor

Posted on February 1, 2019 by Greg MacKinnon


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To the Editor,

There are many issues we can improve upon as a community and a state. My common sense policy proposals this session aim to create a safer environment for children and families, strengthen the economy by enriching the workforce, and improve the overall quality of life in our communities.

Some of my proposals include:

  • Providing greater protection to area schools, ensuring our students have a safe place to learn
  • Addressing the public health dangers posed by vaping and its associated marketing tactics targeted at our children
  • Requiring the state to pass the budget on time, or legislators and members of the executive branch will not receive paychecks
  • Promoting the use of volunteer and volunteer organizations
  • Increasing options for victims of sexual assault and promoting workplace prevention training

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Carpino Hosting Office Hours in Portland & Cromwell

Posted on January 7, 2019 by Greg MacKinnon


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State Representative Christie Carpino (Cromwell/Portland) will be hosting Office Hours next week in both Portland and Cromwell. If you have a question or concern about state government, stop by and chat with Rep. Carpino during one of the sessions. Specific details for each Office Hour are listed below:

Location: Portland Library (Buck Room)
Date: Monday, January 14
Time: 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
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Location: Cromwell Town Hall (Room 222)
Date: Tuesday, January 15
Time: 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

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Carpino Named Caucus Chair

Posted on December 31, 2018 by Greg MacKinnon


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Hartford – State Representative Christie Carpino (Cromwell/Portland) was named as the new House Republican Caucus Chair. Carpino was also assigned to key roles on the Judiciary, Public Health and Regulation Review Committees for the 2019-2020 legislative term.

“The senior leadership role of the Caucus Chair is an opportunity to help craft policy to move the state of Connecticut forward. I am also looking forward to guiding newer members so they can make positive impacts in their communities via the legislative process in Hartford,” stated Rep. Carpino.

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