About Henri

Assistant Senate Republican Majority Leader Henri Martin is serving his second term representing Connecticut’s 31st Senatorial District, which includes Bristol, Harwinton, Plainville, Plymouth and Thomaston.

Senator Martin serves as Co-Chairman of the legislature’s Banking and Veterans’ Affairs committees. He is also a member of the Finance, Revenue & Bonding and Transportation committees. A goal of Senator Martin’s is the creation and adoption of definitions for the state spending cap. He will work toward this, as well as structural changes to the state budget that will provide predictability and confidence for municipalities, business, and the people of Connecticut. He believes these actions will improve the state’s economic climate and spur job growth.

Senator Martin is a strong advocate for eliminating unfunded mandates, lowering energy costs and reducing government waste. He will work to reduce license fees for small businesses and tradesmen, end the income tax on social security.

In Bristol city government, Senator Martin served as Chairman of Salary Committee, Chairman of Building Committee and Chairman of Bristol Public Work Committee. He has been Liaison to the Bristol Board of Education, Bristol Downtown Development Committee, and

Bristol/Burlington Health District. He has also been a member of Bristol’s 10-Year Capital Improvement Committee and Public Works Board.

Senator Martin is the Owner of Henri Martin Real Estate and Broad Street Self Storage. A two-term Bristol city councilman, he was appointed as Acting Mayor in 2013.

Senator Martin graduated from St. Anselm College and attended classes at the University of Hartford. He lives in Bristol with his wife of 33 years, Roxanne. He has four grown children, Heidi, Joey, Julie and Jon.