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Rick Lopes


Connecticut Senate District 6
  • District Towns
    Berlin, Farmington, New Britain
  • Committees
    Aging, Housing, Appropriations, Higher Education and Employment Advancement, Planning and Development, Transportation
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  • Hometown
    New Britain
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  • Government Experience
    HOUSE, 2011-20, Assistant Majority Leader (2015-18), Chief Majority Whip (2019); SENATE, 2021-present, Deputy Majority Leader (2021-present)
  • Community Experience
    New Britain Alderman, 2003-05
  • Occupation
    Property administrator
  • Education
    B.A., M.S.W., UConn
  • Birthplace

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