Appropriations Committee

The Appropriations Committee is one of the joint standing committees of the Connecticut General Assembly. It is composed of 51 members ‑ 13 Senators and 38 Representatives.

The committee has cognizance of all matters relating to appropriations and the budgets of state agencies. Other issues under the committee's jurisdiction include matters relating to state employees' salaries, benefits and retirement, teachers' retirement and veterans' pensions and collective bargaining agreements and arbitration awards for all state employees.



  Committee Membership   

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District Position Name  Website Party
S19 Co-Chair Osten, Catherine A. D
093 Co-Chair Walker, Toni E. D
S15 Vice Chair Hartley, Joan V. D
142 Vice Chair Dathan, Lucy D
039 Vice Chair Nolan, Anthony L. D
S30 Ranking Member Miner, Craig R
042 Ranking Member France, Mike R
083 Member Abercrombie, Catherine F. D
S13 Member Daugherty Abrams, Mary D
S03 Member Anwar, Saud D
124 Member Baker, Andre F. D
078 Member Betts, Whit R
106 Member Bolinsky, Mitch R
095 Member Candelaria, Juan R. D
S34 Member Cicarella, Paul R
011 Member Currey, Jeff D
092 Member Dillon, Patricia A. D
116 Member DiMassa, Michael A. D
130 Member Felipe, Antonio D
117 Member Ferraro, Charles J. R
S29 Member Flexer, Mae D
015 Member Gibson, Bobby G. D
018 Member Gilchrest, Jillian D
003 Member Gonzalez, Minnie D
054 Member Haddad, Gregory D
059 Member Hall, Carol R
007 Member Hall, Joshua M. D
069 Member Harrison, Cindy R
051 Member Hayes, Rick L. R
043 Member Howard, Greg S. R
049 Member Johnson, Susan M. D
119 Member Kennedy, Kathy R
S24 Member Kushner, Julie D
S09 Member Lesser, Matthew L. D
S06 Member Lopes, Rick D
038 Member McCarty, Kathleen M. R
S02 Member McCrory, Douglas D
005 Member McGee, Brandon L. D
077 Member Pavalock-D Amato, Cara Christine R
094 Member Porter, Robyn A. D
075 Member Reyes, Geraldo C. D
128 Member Rosario, Christopher D
139 Member Ryan, Kevin D
024 Member Sanchez, Emmanuel D
140 Member Simms, Travis D
S18 Member Somers, Heather S. R
026 Member Tercyak, Peter A. D
027 Member Turco, Gary A. D
066 Member Wilson, David T. R
S10 Member Winfield, Gary A. D
061 Member Zawistowski, Tami R


Appropriations Committee
  • Legislative Office Building, Room 2700
  • Hartford, CT 06106
  •   (860) 240‑0390
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