Biography

Robyn Porter was first sworn in as State Representative in the 94th Assembly District after winning a special election on April 28, 2014.

Ms. Porter acquired her AS from Gateway Community College with high honors, and her BA in Criminal Justice from Charter Oak State College, also completed with high honors. She was inducted into the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society and the Alpha Sigma Lambda National Honor Society. She also completed the Bill Graustein Memorial Fund’s Community Leadership Program (CLP). Ms. Porter has been employed by the Communications Workers of America since 2001.

Robyn, a long-time community activist, brought her experience and advocacy to her next role on the Steering Committee for the Newhallville Community Resilience Team (NCRT). During her tenure at NCRT, she co-chaired the committee that focused on increasing public safety by building social cohesion. Her passion for people and love of community was the basis for the next chapter in public service, being elected State Representative.

Representative Porter is Chair of the Labor and Public Employees Committee and Chair of the Collective Bargaining Appropriations Subcommittee. She is also a member Judiciary Committee.

Robyn is the proud parent of two adult children and has been a resident of New Haven, Connecticut since 2000.