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Cathy Osten


Connecticut Senate District 19

Wage Hike

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  • District Towns
    Columbia, Franklin, Hebron, Lebanon, Ledyard, Lisbon, Marlborough, Montville, Norwich, Sprague
  • Committees
    Appropriations, Housing, Labor and Public Employees, Transportation, Veterans Affairs
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  • Home Address
    187 Scotland Rd Baltic 06330-1113
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  • Government Experience
    SENATE, 2013-present, Assistant President Pro Tem (2015); member, Governor's Two Storm Panel; lieutenant, co-chair, CT Conference of Municipalities Education Committee; U.S. Army, 1974-1978 (Vietnam Era)
  • Community Experience
    First Selectman, Town of Sprague; 2007-12; member, New London Food Policy Council; treasurer/5th District Historian, American Legion Post 85; secretary, Friend of the Shetucket River Valley; member, Norwich Chamber of Commerce
  • Occupation
    First selectmen / retired corrections officer
  • Education
    Mohegan Community College; Defense Language Institute
  • Birthplace
    Norwich, CT