Biography

Steve Stafstrom proudly serves the 129th Assembly District, which covers the Bridgeport neighborhoods of Black Rock, Brooklawn and parts of the West and North End.  For the 2017 session, Steve has been appointed Assistant Majority Leader, Vice-Chairman of the Judiciary Committee and to positions on the Finance, Revenue and Bonding, and Planning and Development Committees. His focus is on reforming the regressive property tax structure, growing the economy and local jobs, increasing access to education for all students and improving the quality of life for Bridgeport residents. 

A Connecticut native, Steve attended public schools in Orange and graduated from Fairfield University and the Saint Louis University School of Law. Upon his graduation from law school, Steve and his wife, Christine, chose to settle in Bridgeport. Steve is a civil litigation attorney at the Bridgeport-based law firm of Pullman & Comley, LLC.

Steve is heavily involved in the Bridgeport community and has worked hard to improve the City's business climate and quality of life. He has served on the Bridgeport City Council and the Black Rock Neighborhood Revitalization Zone board. He has also served as president of the City Lights Art Gallery, vice chair of the Alpha Community Services YMCA, trustee of Saint Ann's Parish and on the board of the Bridgeport Regional Business Council's leadership program.

He has been recognized by the Fairfield County Business Journal as one of the top "40 under 40" business leaders and by the Bridgeport Regional Business Council as the 2016 Regional Impact Legislator of the year

Steve and Christine live in the Black Rock neighborhood with their daughters, Jessica and Julia.