|Martin M. Looney|
|President Pro Tempore of the
January 7, 2015
|Preceded by||Donald E. Williams, Jr.|
from the 11th District
|Preceded by||Anthony V. Avallone|
|Constituency||represents Hamden, and New Haven|
July 23, 1948 |
New Haven, Connecticut
Martin M. Looney (born July 23, 1948) is an American politician. Looney, a Democrat, has been a state senator from Connecticut since 1993. From 2003–2014, Looney served as Majority Leader of the Senate; in 2015 he became President Pro Tempore of the Senate.
Looney, a resident of New Haven, represents the eastern half of the city as well as part of Hamden in the Connecticut Senate. He is also a part-time professor at Quinnipiac University and the University of New Haven in Hamden, CT and West Haven, CT, respectively, where he teaches classes such as State and Local Governments.
Looney was born in New Haven and graduated from Fairfield University and later received his M.A. in English from Uconn University followed by his J.D. from University of Connecticut School of Law Prior to being elected to the Connecticut Senate, Looney served as a Connecticut state representative.
- Martin Looney official website
- Connecticut General Assembly - Martin M. Looney bills introduced
- Project Vote Smart - Representative Martin Looney (CT) profile
- Follow the Money - Martin M Looney
|Connecticut House of Representatives|
|Connecticut state representative for the Ninety-Sixth District
Cameron C. Staples
Anthony V. Avallone
|Connecticut Senator from the Eleventh District
|Majority Leader of the Connecticut Senate