Workplaces throughout Connecticut welcomed candidates for the state Senate during CBIA’s Business Meets Politics Week .

The workday visits allowed Connecticut employees the opportunity to meet with the legislative candidates running for office in their districts and learn about the candidates’ positions on issues important to them, their companies, and the state’s economy.

Thanks to the companies and candidates who participated in the events:

AdChem Manufacturing, Manchester

  • Steve Cassano (D) and Cheri Pelletier(R) Senate 4
  • Timothy Devanney  (R) and Geoff Luxenberg (D) House 12

Air Handling Systems, Woodbridge

  • Aldon Hynes (D) and Themis Klarides (R), House 114

Alcoa Howmet, Winsted

  • Clark Chapin (R), Senate 30
  • Jay Case (R), Michael Renzullo (D),  House 63

Ardent Displays & Packaging, East Hartford

  • Hector Reveron (R),  Senate 3

 Barden Corp., Danbury

  • Jason Bartlett (D), Michael McLachlan (R),  Senate 24

ConnectiCare, Farmington

  • Daniel Seger (D), Senate 8
  • Joe Dinunzio (R),  Senate 9
  • David Roche (D), Jason Welch (R), Senate 31
  • Michael Demicco, (D),  William Wadsworth (R),  House 21
  • Betty Boukus (D),  House 22
  • Christopher Wright (D) House 77

Dyno Nobel, Simsbury

  • Charity Folk (R),  House 16

H&T Waterbury, Waterbury

  • Jeff Berger (D), Dennis Odle (R), House 73

Hobson & Motzer, Durham

  • Steve Fontana (D), Senate 34
  • Vincent Candelora (R)  House 86

Jonal Laboratories, Meriden

  • Elizabeth Esty (D), 5th Congressional District

Kenyon International, Clinton

  • John Samperi (R), House 35
  • Art Linares (R) Senate 33

Laticrete International, Bethany

  • Lezlye Zupkus (R), House 89
  • Sean Williams (R), House 68

The Lee Company, Westbrook

  • Don Williams (D), Senate 29
  • James Crawford (D), Art Linares (R), Senate 33
  • John Samperi (R),  Thomas Vicino (D), House 35

 Prime Resources, Bridgeport

  • Casimir Mizera (R), Senate 23

Webster Bank, Bristol  

  • David Roche (D), Jason Welch (R), Senate 31
  • Jill Fitzgerald (R),  House 77
  • Whit Betts (R),  House 78

Webster Bank, Cheshire

  • Dante Bartolomeo (D), Len Suzio (R), Senate 13
  • Mary Fritz (D), Guy Darter (R), House 90
  • Al Adinolfi (R), House 103

Webster Bank,   Hartford

  • John Decker (R), 1st Congressional

Webster Bank, New Britain

  • Theresa Gerratana (D),  Senate 6
  • Betty Boukus (D), House 22
  • Rick Lopes (D), Peter Steele (R),  House 24
  • Daniel Davis (R), House 26

Webster Bank, Stamford

  • Steve Obsitnik (R), 4th Congressional

Whitcraft, Eastford

  • Susan Eastwood (D), Anthony Guglielmo (R), Senate 35

Windmade, Newtown

  • Mitch Bolinsky (R), House 106

For more information, contact CBIA’s Lisa McGuire at 860.244.1109 or