is an American politician
. A Democrat
, Slossberg has been a Connecticut State Senator
A resident of Milford
, Slossberg represents the western suburbs of New Haven
in the Connecticut Senate's 14th District, which includes the city of Milford, the town of Orange
, and part of the city of West Haven
Slossberg was born and raised in Massachusetts
, graduated from Cornell University
in 1987, and earned a law degree from New York University School of Law
in 1990. She practiced law in New York with the firm of Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton
before moving to Milford.
Slossberg served on the Board of Directors of the Milford Visiting Nurses Association, is a past president of the Mathewson Elementary School PTA, and is a member of the Endowment Committee for Bridges. Prior to being elected to the Senate, Slossberg served on the Milford Board of Aldermen and was its Democratic minority leader from 2001 to 2004.
In 2004, Slossberg was elected to the Connecticut Senate
by defeating six-term incumbent Republican
Win Smith by about 1,600 votes. A bizarre incident occurred late in the campaign regarding allegations that Slossberg lawn signs
were dumped at a local synagogue.
In the 2005-2006 legislative sessions, Slossberg served as co-chair... Read More