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

Posted on April 20, 2022


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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Rep. Zupkus to host office hours in Bethany

Posted on April 18, 2022


State Representative Rep. Lezlye Zupkus (R-Prospect) will host post-session office hours in Bethany on Tuesday, May 10 during a meeting outside of town hall with constituents.

Rep. Zupkus looks forward to connecting with constituents to hear their concerns about state government and to share important legislative issues  that stemmed from the 2022 legislative session, which is set to close on May 4.

WHO: Rep. Lezlye Zupkus

WHAT: Post-Session Office Hours

WHEN: Tuesday, May 10, 6 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.


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Rep. Zupkus honors essay contest winners with citation

Posted on April 11, 2022


As we continue to recognize Women’s History Month, I’d like to join Rep. Nicole Klarides-Ditria and Sen. Jorge Cabrera in congratulating Collin Childs and Ashtyn Genthe, who are sixth-grade students at Long River Middle School in Prospect. They are the winners of our essay contest sponsored by a bi-partisan group of legislators.

The topic for the contest was “How a Connecticut Woman Made a Contribution to the State and/or Nation and How it Influenced Me.”

Collin, who came in first and is pictured

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