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 & Candelora: “CT Democrats rejected the largest tax cut in state history”

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: Formica, Senate Republican Leaders on Criminal Justice Reform Bill

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: (Listen) Sen. Berthel Breaks Down the Republican State Convention on ‘Talk of the Town’

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: Sen. Dan Champagne Puts the Brakes on Catalytic Converter Thefts

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: Cookout & Conversation for Charity: May 23, 2022

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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: Sen. Fazio and CT Republicans are pushing for immediate and broad-based tax relief.

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. Hwang: Measured and Cautious Analysis of the State Budget Adjustment for the Biennium Year Ending June 30, 2023

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: (Watch) “Sen. Kissel & Friends” features Enfield Lions, Somers Spelling Bee Champ

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: (Watch) Sen. Martin Supports Data Privacy

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: Marijuana Grower & Retailer Licensing Update: May 13, 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: Coffee With Your Legislators: Southington

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: (Watch) Sen. Somers “prioritizes children’s mental health in our school system.”

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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 Votes in Support of Budget Adjustments