Senators

State Senator Kevin Kelly

State Senator Kevin Kelly

Senate Republican Leader

2021-2022 Committees:Children's Committee (Ranking), Aging Committee, Executive & Legislative Nominations Committee, Legislative Management Committee (Ranking Member)

Towns represented: Monroe, Seymour, Shelton, Stratford

Latest news: Kelly, Hwang Statement on Healthcare Cost Drivers Forum

State Senator Paul Formica

State Senator Paul Formica

Senate Republican Leader Pro Tempore

2021-2022 Committees: Energy & Technology Committee (Ranking Member), Executive & Legislative Nominations Committee (Ranking Member), Finance, Revenue & Bonding Committee

Towns represented: Bozrah, East Lyme, Montville, New London, Old Lyme, Old Saybrook, Salem, Waterford

Latest news: Sen. Formica Farewell to the Senate Circle (Video)

State Senator Eric Berthel

State Senator Eric Berthel

Deputy Senate Republican Leader

2021-2022 Committees: Banking Committee (Ranking Member), Education Committee (Ranking Member), Human Services Committee (Ranking Member), Veterans’ Affairs Committee

Towns represented: Bethlehem, Bridgewater, Middlebury, Oxford, Roxbury, Seymour, Southbury, Washington, Watertown, Woodbury

Latest news: Sen. Berthel Statement on November Special Session Bill

State Senator Dan Champagne

Assistant Senate Republican Leader

2021-2022 Committees: Education Committee, Planning & Development Committee, Judiciary Committee, Public Safety & Security Committee (Ranking Member)

Towns represented: Ashford, Chaplin, Coventry, Eastford, Ellington, Hampton, Pomfret, Stafford, Tolland, Union, Vernon, Willington, Woodstock

Latest news: Video: Sen. Champagne senate farewell remarks

State Senator Paul Cicarella

Senate Republican Whip

Committees:Appropriations Committee, Housing Committee (Ranking Member), Public Safety & Security Committee, Veterans' Affairs Committee (Ranking Member), Judiciary Committee

Towns represented: Durham, East Haven, North Haven, Wallingford

Latest news: Sen. Cicarella Statement on November Special Session Bill

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State Senator Ryan Fazio

State Senator

2021-2022 Committees:Aging Committee (Ranking Member), Education Committee, Finance, Revenue and Bonding Committee

Towns represented: Greenwich, New Canaan, Stamford

Latest news: (Listen) An “up-close and personal” look at CT’s legislative process under one-party rule.

State Senator Tony Hwang

State Senator Tony Hwang

Deputy Senate Republican Leader

2021-2022 Committees: Finance, Revenue & Bonding Committee, Insurance & Real Estate Committee (Ranking Member), Planning & Development Committee (Ranking Member), Public Health Committee (Ranking Member)

Towns represented: Easton, Fairfield, Newtown, Weston, Westport

Latest news: Sen. Tony Hwang Condemns Former President Trump’s Call for Terminating the U.S. Constitution

State Senator John A. Kissel

State Senator John A. Kissel

Chief Deputy Senate Republican Leader

2021-2022 Committees: General Law Committee, Judiciary Committee (Ranking Member), Regulation Review Committee (Ranking Member), Transportation Committee

Towns represented: East Granby, Enfield, Granby, Somers, Suffield, Windsor, Windsor Locks

Latest news: Sen. Kissel Votes for Gas Tax Holiday Extension But warns of Jan. 1 Truck Tax which “definitely will increase the costs of groceries.”

State Senator Henri Martin

State Senator Henri Martin

Deputy Senate Republican Leader

2021-2022 Committees:Commerce Committee (Ranking Member), Finance, Revenue & Bonding Committee (Ranking Member), Transportation Committee

Towns represented: Bristol, Harwinton, Plainville, Plymouth, Thomaston

Latest news: Sen. Martin expresses concern over CT State Pier bidding process

State Senator Craig Miner

State Senator Craig Miner

Chief Deputy Senate Republican Leader

2021-2022 Committees: Appropriations Committee (Ranking Member), Environment Committee (Ranking Member), Regulation Review Committee, Screening Chairman

Towns represented: Brookfield, Canaan, Cornwall, Goshen, Kent, Litchfield, Morris, New Milford, North Canaan, Salisbury, Sharon, Torrington, Warren, Winchester

Latest news: Video: Sen. Miner final remarks in the senate circle (11/28/2022)

State Senator Rob Sampson

Assistant Senate Republican Leader

2021-2022 Committees: Commerce Committee, Government Administration & Elections Committee (Ranking Member), Judiciary Committee, Labor & Public Employees Committee (Ranking Member)

Towns represented: Cheshire, Prospect, Southington, Wolcott, Waterbury

Latest news: Brand identity is key: Sen. Sampson unpacks the 2022 election results w/ Todd Feinburg | WTIC (11/11/2022)

State Senator Heather Somers

State Senator Heather Somers

Deputy Senate Republican Leader

2021-2022 Committees: Appropriations Committee, Executive & Legislative Nominations Committee, Public Health Committee (Ranking Member), Transportation Committee (Ranking Member)

Towns represented: Griswold, Groton, North Stonington, Plainfield, Preston, Sterling, Stonington, Voluntown

Latest news: Upcoming Meetings re: Expanding Eastern CT Rail & Bus Service

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State Senator Kevin Witkos

Chief Deputy Senate Republican Leader

2021-2022 Committees: Finance, Revenue & Bonding Committee, General Law Committee (Ranking Member), Higher Education & Employment Committee (Ranking Member), Internship Committee (Ranking Member)

Towns represented: Avon, Barkhamsted, Canton, Colebrook, Granby, Hartland, Harwinton, New Hartford, Norfolk, Simsbury, Torrington

Latest news: Senator Witkos Applauds State Investment of Talcott Mountain State Park