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Steve CassanoDEMDemocrat State Senator, District 4
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CTResidence (state)

Steve Cassano (born March 7, 1942) is an American politician and Deputy President Pro Tempore of the Connecticut State Senate, having first been elected as a member in 2010. He previously served as mayor of Manchester, Connecticut, from 1991 to 2005. Cassano is an alumnus of Manchester Community College, Boston State College (BA), the University at Albany, SUNY (MA) and the University of Connecticut (MSW). He is Co-Chair of the Planning & Development Committee, a Vice Chair of the Finance Revenue and Bonding Committee and a member of the Transportation committee, Public safety committee and Insurance and Real estate committee.

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Education6 - 6 of 4
University of Connecticut
MSW
1975
State University of New York-Albany
MA Urban Sociology
1970
Boston State College
BA
1969
Manchester Community College
Graduated
1968
Past Positions1 - 7 of 7
Deputy President Pro Tempore
Connecticut State Senate
2017 - Current
Majority Whip
Connecticut State Senate
2013 - 2016
Senator
Connecticut State Senate
2010 - Current
Mayor
City of Manchester
1991 - 2005
Deputy Mayor
City of Manchester
1977
Teacher
Sociology, Manchester Community College
1970 - 1997
Owner
The ChildrenÂ’s Place Incorporated
1984 - Current
Other Experience1 - 13 of 13
Executive Director
Connecticut Coalition for Justice in Education Funding
Former Chair
Capitol Region Council of Government
Former President
Connecticut Conference of Municipalities
Former President
National Association of Regional Councils
Member
Manchester Area Conference of Churches
Former Member
Public Safety and Security Committee, Connecticut State Senate
Former Chair
Subcommittee on Transportation Bonding, Connecticut State Senate
Former Co-Chair
Government Administration and Elections Committee, Connecticut State Senate
Former Member
Insurance and Real Estate Committee, Connecticut State Senate
Former Member
SAFECOM Emergency Response Council, Department of Homeland Security
Former Vice Chair
Transportation Committee, Connecticut State Senate
Former Vice Chair
Finance, Revenue and Bonding Committee, Connecticut State Senate
Former Vice Chair
Public Safety and Security Committee, Connecticut State Senate