What We Fight For. Who We Vote For.
As a State Representative for the 144th District in Stamford, Caroline Simmons was elected in 2014 and re-elected in 2020. She has been a champion for Stamford schools, small businesses, public safety, our environment, transportation, reducing racial and economic inequities, and improving quality of life and making Stamford more affordable.
Since her second term, she has been co-chair of the Commerce Committee and successfully introduced, led debate, and helped pass over 16 bipartisan business bills. She is a passionate advocate for women and minority-owned businesses and has helped pass legislation to provide more grants and access to capital to entrepreneurs, startups, and to support small business and job growth across Connecticut. She also serves as a member of the Higher Education and Employment and Human Services Committees, and was previously a member of the Public Safety and Security Committee. In 2015, she was awarded the Police Chiefs’ Legislator of the Year Award and in 2017, she received the NARAL Pro Choice Connecticut Legislative Champions Award. Caroline also serves on the bi-partisan Young Legislators’ and Women’s Caucuses.