Biography

Angel Arce was elected in 2012 to the Connecticut General Assembly to represent the 4th Assembly District in Hartford.

He came to the legislature with extensive professional and community service experience having worked with several local organizations as well as serving on various boards.

Some of his most recent credentials include having served in the Hartford Housing Authority’s Dutch Point Development Project in various roles. He was instrumental in supporting an innovative homeownership program for the former Charter Oak Terrace community and New Stowe Village where 165 former public housing and Hartford residents became first-time homeowners.

One of Angel’s passions is working with young people to help them maximize their intellectual potential and to help them get on the road to success. He works tirelessly engaging them in sports, social and academic events to help them become productive members of society.

During Rep. Arce’s first term, he was named Chair of the bi-partisan Task Force on Victim Privacy and the Public’s Right to Know. This working group was established in 2013 to review and make recommendations to current law regarding the balance between victim’s privacy and the public right to know.

Rep. Arce now serves as Vice Chair of the Transportation Committee, Assistant Majority Leader and a member of the Housing, Judiciary, Finance, Revenue and Bonding Committees.