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State Senate Leadership

HARTFORD – The Yankee Institute’s Raising Hale media project highlighted the fact that every member of the State Senate has a leadership position that entitles them to extra pay.

Check out the full Senate leadership breakdown here: State Senate leadership

In the Senate, the leadership titles are Senate President Pro Tempore, Majority Leader, Minority Leader, Deputy President Pro Tempore (5), Deputy Majority Leader (5), Deputy Minority Leader (5), Deputy Caucus Leader and Federal Relations Liaison, Minority Leader Pro Tempore, Deputy Minority Leader Pro Tempore, Assistant Majority Leader (5), Assistant Minority Leader (2), Majority Whip (2), Minority Whip (2), Assistant President Pro Tempore (3) and Assistant Majority Whip.

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