Daniel J. Seger, who is running for the State Senate, received the endorsement of the Connecticut Police and Fire Union in a letter dated September 10.
The Connecticut Police and Fire Union represents Connecticut state law enforcement, firefighting, and regulatory personnel who are employed in excess of 50 job titles, at over 23 state agencies, and hail from virtually every community and district in Connecticut. CPFU is affiliated with the International Union of Police Associations, International Association of Fire Fighters, State Employees Bargaining Agent Coalition (SEBAC), Connecticut AFL-CIO and the Greater Hartford Labor Council.
Mr. Seger owns Connecticut Web Services, a company he founded in Canton in 2005. He has served as the Director of the Canton Chamber of Commerce and is a member of the New Hartford Business Council. Mr. Seger lives in Canton.
This election marks Mr. Seger’s first run for elected office. Dan spent 27 years working in manufacturing in Connecticut, helping to grow New Hartford’s Perry Technology Corporation from its small, ten employee operation into a state-of-the-art, 110-employee manufacturer of precision aerospace equipment.
More information on the Connecticut Police and Fire Union can be found at http://cpfu.org/about.html.
Dan Seger is running against the incumbent State Senator, Kevin D. Witkos of Canton. Senator Witkos is a retired police sergeant from the town of Canton and has served his community as a fire chief.