Rep. Zupkus Announces Winners of Essay Contest for Women’s History Month

Posted on March 28, 2024 by jshugarts


PROSPECT – In recognition of Women’s History Month, Rep. Lezlye Zupkus recently visited Long River Middle School in Prospect to congratulate Emma Ross and Ariella Raja, both sixth-grade students, who were winners of Rep. Zupkus’ essay contest.

The contest focused on “Important Women in Connecticut’s History and How Their Contributions to the State and Nation Affect Me.” Each student wrote about a notable woman, detailing their lives, accomplishments and what those contributions mean to them and Connecticut.

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of the 2024 Legislative Session

Posted on March 20, 2024 by jshugarts


Each session, there are hundreds of bills introduced in Hartford, and, as a representative, some of them just make you shake your head. Most are proposed by the Democrat majority in the House and Senate.

Mandating that you drive an electric vehicle? Decriminalizing the possession of hallucinogenic “magic” mushrooms? Giving illegal immigrants taxpayer-funded health insurance? Stopping landlords from evicting people after their lease expires? Erasing women and mothers from state statutes?

These are

Rep. Zupkus Serves as a Guest Reader for Read Across America Week

Posted on March 12, 2024 by jshugarts


Rep. Lezlye Zupkus, R-Prospect, recently visited several area schools as a guest reader for Read Across America week where she helped promote literacy and the joy of reading among students.

Rep. Zupkus visit Mrs. Hart’s 5th-grade class in Prospect Elementary School and Mrs. Morrisroe, Mrs. Parmelee, and Mrs. Orwick’s kindergarten classes in the Doolittle School in Cheshire. In Waterbury, she visited Maloney Elementary School where she spent time with Mrs. Siobhan Kalnins’ kindergarten class and