Sen. George S. Logan represents the 17th District, which includes Ansonia, Beacon Falls, Bethany, Derby, Hamden, Naugatuck and Woodbridge.
The Assistant Senate Republican Leader, Sen. Logan is Ranking Member of the Human Services and Veterans Affairs Committees. He also serves as a member of the Finance, Revenue and Bonding Committee and the Regulation Review Committee.
Trained as an engineer but a businessman by profession, Sen. Logan has stressed the state’s need to retain and attract young skilled workers professionals and to create a business-friendly environment. Sen. Logan believes that the state budgeting process starts “with the simple concept that we stop spending more than we take in.” He believes action is immediately needed to reduce burdensome state regulations and taxes.
Sen. Logan has spent most of his professional life working through the ranks of the largest private water company in the state – Aquarion – where he learned every aspect of providing clean drinking water to customers. During this time, Sen. Logan has engaged in capital projects, sustainability programs, alternative energy programs, watershed maintenance, environmental compliance, natural resources management and government relations. At each stage of responsibility, Sen. Logan earned the trust of local officials, environmental organizations, property owners, government officials and businesses.
Sen. Logan has devoted his spare time to various community-based causes that have improved the quality of life for thousands of families. Offering his experience and volunteer time is an essential part of Sen. Logan’s life, including serving as a girls’ basketball coach at Assumption School and as a board member for Griffin Hospital, the Greater Valley Chamber of Commerce, the Central Connecticut Coast YMCA and Junior Achievement of Western Connecticut.
In 2017, Sen. Logan was selected by the Connecticut Alliance of YMCAs to receive the organization’s Legislative Champion Award.
Also in 2017, Sen. Logan was presented with the George Bellinger Corporate Award by the Greater Bridgeport NAACP. The award recognizes “leadership in diversity and inclusion with a focus on community outreach and professional development.”
Sen. Logan graduated from Notre Dame High School in West Haven, earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering from Trinity College and earned a Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Bridgeport.
Sen. Logan lives in Ansonia with his wife, Lisa, who is a Registered Nurse for the state Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services; his son Hunter and daughter Tracey.