Rep. Hampton welcomes Chief James Baldis of the Simsbury Volunteer Fire Company to the Legislative Office Building to advocate on behalf of the state's regional fire training schools. February 22, 2016
Rep. Hampton hosts The Children's Law Center Legislative Breakfast at the Legislative Office Building. February 17, 2016
Rep. Hampton welcomes families of those with intellectual and developmental disabilities to the State Capitol for Family Action Day. February 10, 2016
Rep. Hampton celebrates Opening Day of the 2016 legislative session with Simsbury's Former First Selectman Mary Glassman. February 3, 2016
Rep. Hampton celebrates Martin Luther King's life and legacy at the MLK in Simsbury Celebration with Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty and members of the Martin Luther King, Jr. in Connecticut Memorial Project, a student led local project. January 18, 2016
Hoffman Auto is a multigenerational family-owned business, a valuable community partner, the epitome of an American company trying to do right by its customers and its employees. As a policy maker, I stand with Hoffman and the entire Connecticut business community and I am committed to raising them up & helping them grow and thrive.
Rep. Hampton was delighted to participate in the 2015 Job Shadow Day, sponsored by the Simsbury Chamber of Commerce Education Committee and The Master's School. He was happy to welcome future leaders Brianna Hunter & Peter Myers to the State Capitol to provide them an overview of state government.
Rep. Hampton Chairing the IDD Caucus Meeting Featuring an Office of Fiscal Analysis Update, October 2015
Rep. Hampton being presented with the 2015 Legislative Recognition Award by the Connecticut State Medical Society. October 13, 2015
Rep. Hampton celebrating the grand opening of Ojakian Commons living facility in Simsbury, the first independent living apartment complex designed for people living with Multiple Sclerosis in the region. October 9, 2015
Rep. Hampton helps cut the ribbon at the grand opening of Simsbury's new Visitors Center.
Rep. Hampton celebrating the designation of Simsbury as #9 on the list of Best Places to Live in 2015 by Money Magazine.
I/DD Caucus leaders Rep. John Hampton, Senator Beth Bye & Representative Jay Case joined close to 100 families and supporters of The Arc Connecticut at a special fundraiser for the organization on September 27th. This wonderful event was hosted by Families for Families leaders Shelagh McClure & Tom Fiorentino, pictured here with their son Dan.
Rep. Hampton joins local Simsbury leaders & Headmaster Bill Philip in welcoming former Governor Jodi Rell to Westminster School for a special assembly. September 17, 2015
Rep. Hampton at the ribbon-cutting celebration for the new Great Hall at The Cobb School. September 12, 2015
Changing People's Perceptions, September 2015
An honor to be given the 2015 HARC legislative award, September 2015
Welcoming James Arena-DeRosa, Foodshare’s new President & CEO, to the State Capitol, Sept 2015 Foodshare serves the greater Hartford region, including Simsbury.
Rep. Hampton joins the Simsbury Chamber of Commerce and Connecticut Business & Industry Association (CBIA) at their 2015 Legislative Wrap-Up & Breakfast Meeting on September 15th.
Bill signing with Governor Malloy of important energy and children health screening legislation, July 2015.
Rep. Hampton welcomes Beau Doherty, President, Special Olympics, Connecticut to the State Capitol. April 6, 2015
Standing Up in Support of the Fight Against Parkinson's Disease, April 2015.
Celebrating Girl Scouts Day at the State Capitol, April 2015.
Participating in Invention Convention Day at the Capitol with Creative Students from Tariffville Elementary School in Simsbury, April 2015.
Rep. Hampton congratulates Tommy Durst & Andrew Finken of Simsbury on being appointed to West Point, the United States Military Academy, March 2015.
Meeting with CABE members, March 2015.
Celebrating Connecticut Business and Industry day at the Capitol, March 2015.
21st Annual Brain Injury Alliance of Connecticut (BIAC) Legislative Reception at the State Capitol, March 2015.
Celebrating State Parks Day at the Capitol with Friends of Heublein Tower from Simsbury, March 2015.
Rep Hampton with Jason Lill from Tarifville…a retired "CW4" from the U.S. Army. They testified at the Capitol in favor of SB 520
which would increase the exemption from state income tax on military retirement pay from fifty percent to one hundred percent, Feb 2015
Rep. Hampton Leads I/DD Caucus 2015 Priorities Discussion, Feb 2015
February 17, 2015
REP. HAMPTON ADDRESSING
MARTIN LUTHER KING CELECBRATION IN SIMSBURY
The 5th Annual event was a beautiful and fitting tribute to MLK, celebrating his life, legacy and deep connection to Simsbury. Jan 2015.
Rep. Hampton prepares the 2015 I/DD Caucus Priorities by speaking with constituents and experts, Feb 2015
Rep. Hampton Leading the Meeting of the Individuals with Developmental Disabilities Caucus, January, 2015.
January 7, 2015
REP. HAMPTON TAKES THE OATH OF OFFICE
Rep. Hampton Takes the Oath of Office for His Second Term at the Capitol.
Rep. Hampton and longtime community volunteer J. Paul Lanza host the Simsbury Holiday Food Drive, December 2014.
Rep. Hampton & First Selectman Lisa Heavner enjoy Small Business Saturday in Simsbury. November 2014
Rep. Hampton joins town officials and advocates in celebrating Simsbury's designation as a Silver Level Bicycle Friendly Community. November 2014
November 21, 2014
STOP & SHOP TO OFFER ST. FRANCIS FASTCARE CLINIC IN SIMSBURY
St. Francis FactCare has opened the 1st grocery store-based clinic in central Connecticut. READ MORE
November 14, 2014
THE ARC CONNECTICUT HONORS HAMPTON FOR ADVOCACY
John Hampton received the first annual Peg Dignoti Advocacy Award for his hard work and leadership in creating the first in the nation
Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Caucus. READ MORE
August 4, 2014
PROPOSED CL&P RESIDENTIAL ELECTRIC RATE INCREASE UNCONSCIONABLE
CL&P is attempting to make up a shortfall in their profit expectations on the backs of seniors and the hard-working families of Connecticut. READ MORE
July 28, 2014
WATER PLANNING LEGISLATION SIGNED INTO LAW
What began as the first ever water summit led by Rep. Hampton in opposition to Farmington River water diversion, evolved into the historic water planning council bill. READ MORE
I had the honor of serving as guest chaplain before our House session,
April 17, 2014.
April 16, 2014
TOUR OF ENSIGN-BICKFORD AEROSPACE & DEFENSE
HEADQUARTERS IN SIMSBURY
"Rep. Hampton joins Congresswoman Esty for a tour of Ensign-Bickford Aerospace & Defense headquarters in Simsbury, a leader in the aerospace world." READ MORE
Visiting the Commissioner of Veterans' Affairs in Rocky Hill along with some of the Simsbury volunteers that helped me organize the 2013 Town of Simsbury Holiday Collection Drive for the Veterans' Home.
Rep. Hampton on the dais in the House Chamber presiding over a "tech" session, February 2014.
Rep. Hampton with Simsbury constituents at the Developmental Disabilities Caucus event at the Capitol. February 2014
Rep. Hampton is joined by Governor Malloy, Lt. Governor Wyman and supporters from Simsbury following approval of funding for the Simsbury Senior Center.
Delighted to join community leaders from the Farmington Valley in celebrating the renovation and improvements to the McDonald's of Simsbury. Proud to support local businesses like McDonald's that drive our economy and create jobs. Thanks to the employees' who work so hard. December 2013
Rep. Hampton joins leaders of the American Legion and VFW at Simsbury's Veterans Day Ceremony at Eno Memorial Hall.
Rep. Hampton hosts Fall Harvest Food Drive, collecting food items for the Simsbury Food Pantry. Joining him was Majority Leader Joe Aresimowicz.
Rep. Hampton made a stop at LADA, P.C., landscape architects/planners in Simsbury on a small business tour, listening to concerns and issues faced by small businesses. Joining him was First Selectman Mary Glassman, Deputy First Selectman Lisa Heavner, and Selectman Shannon Knall, pictured here with LADA Principals Terri-Ann Hahn and Philip Doyle.
Rep. Hampton meets with Simsbury Girls Scouts to discuss their initiative to ban the use of Styrofoam in schools.
Fidelco is dedicated to promoting increased independence to men and women who are blind by providing them with the highest quality guide dogs.
Rep. Hampton hosts community forum to discuss proposed changes to ABI Waiver, sponsored by the Brain Injury Alliance of Connecticut.
Rep. Hampton honors members of Simsbury High School's Class of 1943 at their 70th reunion.
Rep. Hampton joins U.S. Senators Blumenthal and Murphy, Congresswoman Esty, CT DEEP Commissioner Esty and other state and local officials in supporting efforts to pass federal legislation to have the lower Farmington River Valley and parts of Salmon Brook receive a U.S. National Park Service Wild and Scenic River designation.
Rep. Hampton judging baked goods at the Simsbury Grange Agricultural Fair.
Rep. Hampton lays wreath at veterans memorial at St. Bernard's Cemetery on Memorial Day.
Rep. Hampton gives keynote address in St. Bernard's Cemetery following the Tariffville Memorial Day Parade.
Rep. Hampton bringing out his first bill on the House floor.
Rep. Hampton welcomes 4th graders from Central School to the Capitol.
Happy 343th Birthday Simsbury!
Rep. Hampton joins Deputy First Selectman Lisa Heavner and Selectman Shannon Knall at a wonderful celebration hosted by the Simsbury Historical Society marking the occasion.
Rep. Hampton joins state and local officials in marking the 2nd anniversary of the Red Stone Pub. Rep. Hampton presented a citation from the Connecticut General Assembly to the owners and staff congratulating them on their successful business venture.
April 27, 2013
Johnnie's Junk Jamboree
April 24, 2013
Rep. Hampton wishes Central School a happy 100th birthday from the floor of the CT House of Representatives.
April 20, 2013
Rep. Hampton joins Deputy First Selectman Lisa Heavner and DEEP staff in stocking trout at Stratton Brook State Park on opening day of the fishing season.
April 7, 2013
Rep. Hampton participates in Simsbury's observation of Holocaust Remembrance Day, “Yom Hashoah VeHagevurah” – literally the “Day of (remembrance) of the Holocaust and the Heroism.
March 17, 2013
Rep. Hampton joins Deputy First Selecman Lisa Heavner and Selectman Shannon Knall at the 2013 Annual Lions Club & Knights of Columbus Pancake Breakfast.
March 6, 2013
State Representative John Hampton welcomes Chairman of the Simsbury Board of Education Lydia Tedone and Simsbury High School students Kristen Regeneaur, Jakob Gattinger and Patrick Long to the State Capitol for the Connecticut Association of Boards of Education's (CABE) "A Day on the Hill."
March 2, 2013
Rep. Hampton helps kick off the 2013 Special Olympics Winter Games in Simsbury with State Senator Kevin Witkos, Deputy First Selectman Lisa Heavner and Selectman Shannon Knall.
February 20, 2013
Representative Hampton and Senator Witkos (R-8th District) met with Girl Scouts from Simsbury and became members of the newly created CT General Assembly Troup.
February 14, 2013
Representative Hampton's niece, Bridget Hampton, was one of the participants in the flash mob at the Capitol on Valentine's Day 2013 to bring more attention to violence against women and issues of domestic abuse. Bridget lives in Farmington, Connecticut and is a Senior at Miss Porter's School.
January 9, 2013
Opening Day of the 2013 Legislative Session.