George S. Logan is the Republican candidate for State Senate to represent the towns of the 17th District – Ansonia, Beacon Falls, Bethany, Derby, Hamden, Naugatuck and Woodbridge. It is his belief Connecticut has suffered too long at the hands of the political class. Record debt, historic tax increases on the Middle Class, punishing rules have dimmed the future for the next generation at all economic levels.
Mr. Logan believes a prosperous future for all requires new thinking in Hartford to unleash the potential of our people. And while this is Mr. Logan’s first attempt at elected office, he is no stranger to public service.
During the course of his life, Mr. Logan has supervised numerous projects that have benefited consumer and businesses while devoting his spare time to various community based causes that have improved the quality of life for thousands of families.
Mr. Logan began his formal education at Notre Dame High School in West Haven, then earning his Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering from Trinity College and a Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Bridgeport.
He 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, Mr. 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, Mr. Logan earned the trust of numerous local officials, environmental organizations, property owners, government officials and businesses – to complete capital improvements to the water delivery system.
Mr. Logan believes his successful career as a manager and problem solver will be essential to getting Connecticut’s economy growing for everyone. He believes action is immediately needed to responsibility modify state regulation and taxes that destroys hard work, investment and short changes the necessary priorities of government.
Offering his experience and volunteer time is an essential part of Mr. Logan’s life, including being a girl’s 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.
Mr. 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 – a PSAT National Merit Award Finalist at Notre Dame and daughter Tracey – a freshman at Saint Joseph’s School in Trumbull. Tracey is also a member of St. Joseph’s track and field team.