Hartford, CT - Senate President Pro Tempore Martin M. Looney (D-New Haven) and Senate Majority Leader Bob Duff (D-Norwalk) today were unanimously re-elected by members of the Senate Democratic Caucus to lead them in the 2019/2020 legislative sessions.
The Democrats made their choices at a caucus in Hartford this afternoon.
Senators Cathy Osten (D-Sprague), Marilyn Moore (D-Bridgeport), Steve Cassano (D-Manchester) and senator-elect Julie Kushner (D-Danbury), made nominating and seconding speeches.
“I am once again honored and humbled by the faith and support of the Senate Democratic Caucus,” said Senator Looney. “We have a caucus that is fully representative of Connecticut. The Senate Democratic Caucus not only boasts racial, gender, and geographic diversity, but is also diverse in practical experience, with innovative business leaders joining a caucus that has consistently championed progressive legislation. I look forward to continuing to work on a bipartisan basis with my friend, Senate Republican Leader Len Fasano.”
“I am honored to once again have been selected by my colleagues to help lead the Connecticut State Senate,” said Senator Duff. “I look forward to working with Senator Looney and all of my colleagues in the Senate to move this state forward to grow jobs, support innovation and protect middle-class families.”