More than ever, we need a Representative who knows our community and our values!
Welcome to the official site of Gregg Haddad, your source of information about the upcoming election including information on the issues, Gregg's background and so much more. Please feel free to browse the website, where you will find all you need to know about our State Representative and how he is fighting for change and progress.
Gregg Haddad has been working for Mansfield for two decades. First on our Town Council, and now as our State Representative.
Born and raised in Willimantic, Gregg has lived in eastern Connecticut all his life. He attended UConn and earned his degree in Physics in 1989. Gregg met Donna Becotte, his wife at UConn and soon after graduating they became permanent residents here in Storrs. They have a seven year-old daughter, Natalie who is in second grade at Southeast School.
Gregg is very active in our community. In addition to his service as State Representative he previously served as Deputy Mayor on the Town Council. Gregg is current President of the Board of Directors at the Access Agency, is a past member of the Board of Directors of Mansfield Downtown Partnership and also the Discovery Depot
Please explore the site to find out more about Gregg Haddad for State Representative and his vision for Connecticut.
Working towards common-sense, progressive solutions
Learn more about Gregg Haddad for State Representative and his vision for Connecticut. Here you will find information about the priority issues that Gregg is working to resolve at the Capitol.
As the House Chair of the Higher Education and Employment Advancement Committee, Gregg has been a champion for affordable college. He has fought to adequately fund our state universities and colleges, including UConn. And he led the effort to ensure that all student can access financial aid. And Gregg was the leading legislative champion of the sucessful effort to make Connecticut's Community College system free to all first-time, full-time students.
He's just as concerned about ensuring that our local schools are great places for our students to learn. He has a strong record of ensuring that the state remains a partner in funding our schools.
Jobs, the Economy and Prosperity
Gregg knows that the best path forward in Connecticut if for us to invest responsibly in our future. Our business leaders have told us they need an educated workforce and a much-improved transportation system. We can deliver that along with initiatives that help working people. That's why we increased the minimum wage and passed an earned family leave program to ensure that everyone benefits from our growing economy
Certainly the global pandemic which hit Connecticut very hard demonstrated the need to ensure that all citizens must have access to affordable, quality healhth care. Gregg has worked to make sure that health care is there when you need it. He has strongly supported Connecticut's robust implementation of Obamacare and supported ensuring that essential health care benefits must be provided by all insurers.
Gregg has been a champion for the environment and the non-partisan League of Conservation Voters has awarded him a 94% lifetime rating, one of the highest in the State House. He has fought to preserve open space, protect farmland, promote alternative energy and opposed fracked gas waste.
American Federation of Teachers - Connecticut
CT Education Association
NARAL Pro-Choice Connecticut
314 Action Fund
National Assn of Social Workers - CT PACE
Connecticut Working Families Party
Connecticut Citizen Action Group
CT League of Conservation Voters
CSEA SEIU Local 2001
AFSCME Council 4
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