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Gennaro BizzarroREPRepublican American politician
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Gennaro Bizzarro (born 1976) is an American attorney and Republican politician from the state of Connecticut, and a former member of the Connecticut State Senate for the sixth district. He graduated from Fordham University with a Bachelor of Arts in 1997, and he attended Quinnipiac University School of Law, where he was editor in chief for the Quinnipiac Law Review. He graduated magna cum laude from Quinnipiac in 2000, then went into private practice and opened his own law firm.Bizzarro served as chairman of the city finance board of New Britain, Connecticut. He was appointed corporation counsel by New Britain's Mayor Tim Stewart in 2006. He became president of the chamber of commerce and also served as corporation counsel for Erin Stewart during her mayoralty. He ran for the Connecticut House of Representatives in the 24th district in 2014 but lost to incumbent Democrat Rick Lopes.Theresa Gerratana resigned from the Connecticut State Senate to accept a position in Governor Ned Lamont's administration. Bizzarro ran in a special election to fill her unexpired term on February 26, 2019 and this time defeated Lopes. He was sworn into office on March 4, 2019 as the senator for the sixth district, which includes New Britain, Berlin, and part of Farmington. Bizzaro ran for a full term in the 2020 election, but was defeated by Lopes.Bizzarro is from New Britain. He is married and has three daughters.

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Education4 - 4 of 2
Quinnipiac University School of Law
JD
1997 - 2000
Fordham University
BA American Studies/Italian
1993 - 1997
Past Positions1 - 6 of 6
Senator
Connecticut State Senate
2019 - 2021
Chief Legal Counsel
City of New Britain
Current
Attorney
GB Law Group, Limited Liability Company
2010 - Current
Former Law Clerk
The Honorable Dominic J. Squatrito, United States District Court Judge for the District of Connecticut
Former Litigation Associate
Sullivan & Cromwell, Limited Liability Partnership
Former President
Premier Basketball, Limited Liability Company
Other Experience1 - 18 of 18
Chair
Board of Directors, Greater New Britain Chamber of Commerce
Current
Corporation Counsel
City of New Britain
Current
Former Board Member
Salvation Army
Former Board Member
New Britain Chamber of Commerce
Former Chair
City of New Britain Board of Finance and Taxation
Former Corporator
New Britain General Hospital
Member
New Britain Republican Town Committee
Member
New York State Bar Association
Member
Generale Ameglio Civic Association
Member
New York City Bar Association
Member
Saint Jean Baptiste Club
Member
Elks Club
Member
New Britain Bar Association
Member
Connecticut Bar Association
Member
New Britain Lions Club
Former Member
Judiciary Committee, Connecticut State Senate
Former Member
Insurance and Real Estate Committee, Connecticut State Senate
Former Member
Education Committee, Connecticut State Senate