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Rep. Zupkus presents citations to winners of essay contest

Posted on May 19, 2022


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BETHANY – Rep. Lezlye Zupkus, R-89th, recently presented citations to Srestha Kompalli and Alli Buonanno, who are sixth graders at Bethany Community School. They are the winners of a bi-partisan essay contest that was part of Women’s History Month.

Srestha, who was awarded first place, wrote about Indra Nooyi, who immigrated from India and became the CEO of Pepsi and increased its profits by billions of dollars.

“Indra Nooyi is a perfect example of someone who was able to provide for her family as

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A successful donation drive for our military families

Posted on May 9, 2022


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HARTFORD – Just before the close of the 2022 legislative session, Rep. Lezlye Zupkus presented a check to Mrs. Michelle McCarty, Sgt. Camryn Rawlings and Staff Sgt. Jeovanny Ulloa as part of a fundraising effort for Operation E.L.F. (Embracing Lonely Families), which began in 2001 and provides support for military families who are enduring the hardship of separation due to deployment overseas.

The organization also helps lessen the financial stresses these families face when their loved ones answer

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Rep. Zupkus issues statement after Democrats fail to strengthen penalties against drug dealers

Posted on April 20, 2022


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HARTFORD – Rep. Lezlye Zupkus, R-Prospect, co-offered an amendment last night to H.B. 5430, which would have changed existing law to allow authorized practitioners to treat patients by dispensing controlled substances, such as methadone, from a mobile unit. It also removed testing strips for fentanyl as being classified as drug paraphernalia and added chiropractic and spinal cord stimulation to the list of nonopioid treatment options that prescribing practitioners must provide to patients when prescribing

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