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Norm Needleman


Connecticut Senate District 33
  • District Towns
    Chester, Clinton, Colchester, Deep River, East Haddam, East Hampton, Essex, Haddam, Lyme, Old Saybrook, Portland, Westbrook
  • Committees
    Energy and Technology, Planning and Development, Commerce, Finance Revenue and Bonding, Transportation
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  • Government Experience
    SENATE, 2019-present; first selectman, Town of Essex, 2011-present; selectman, Town of Essex, 2003-2011; member, Town of Essex Zoning Board of Appeals, 1997-2003; member, Town of Essex Economic Development Commission, 1995-2003; SENATE, 2019-present, Deputy President Pro Tem (2019-present)
  • Community Experience
    Board member, Middlesex County Chamber of Commerce, 2012-present; corporator, Middlesex Hospital, 2013-present; treasurer, Ivoryton Playhouse, 1996-2010; board member, Rushford Center
  • Occupation
    Business owner
  • Education
    B.A., Adelphi University
  • Birthplace
    Brooklyn, NY

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