Senator Kevin Kelly (R), 21st Senate District
The Association for Retired Teachers of Connecticut has endorsed Senator Kevin Kelly who is seeking reelection to represent the 21st State Senate District including Monroe, Seymour, Shelton, and Stratford.
Kelly was recognized for his commitment to the issues that are important to retired teachers, which includes the improvement of education in Connecticut schools.
“Teachers give so much of themselves to enrich and teach our children,” said Sen. Kevin Kelly. “They wear many hats in the classroom and are crucial to our kids’ growth and learning throughout their lives. Our children deserve the best education, and we cannot deliver that without our talented and dedicated teachers. I support and respect our teachers and am honored to receive this endorsement from those who have served our children well and continue to advocate for the best in classrooms across the state.”
The Association of Retired Teachers of Connecticut (ARTC) is a non-profit organization of retired teachers representing 6,000 members/affiliates and advocate for 32,000 CT retired teachers. ARTC promotes the economic, professional, and social well-being of Connecticut retired teachers and advocates for the continuous improvement of education in Connecticut schools.
Senator Kevin Kelly is also endorsed by the Connecticut State Building Trades Council, the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 478, the Connecticut Realtors, the Connecticut State Fraternal Order of Police, the Connecticut chapter of the National Federation of Independent Businesses (NFIB), and has been recognized by the Connecticut Business and Industry Association for a 100 percent pro-jobs voting record on key bills identified as critical to the state’s job creators, workforce, affordability, and overall economic growth.
Senator Kelly, a lifelong resident of Stratford, currently serves as the Senate Minority Leader in the state Senate and works as an elder law attorney as the owner of Kevin Kelly & Associates, PC, a Stratford law firm. Prior to working in private practice, Kevin Kelly worked as an investigator for the Department of Social Services for over 13 years. He is Director Emeritus of the Southwest Connecticut Agency on Aging. He and his spouse Cindy live in Stratford and have four children and seven grandchildren.