Mr. Brennan has an expert knowledge of the state legislative process. He was Director of Legislative Affairs in the office of Governor John Rowland, where his responsibilities included the successful development of the UCONN2000 legislation and negotiating the Governor’s Eight Point Crime Package into law. He also was instrumental in negotiating the Governor’s 1995-96 biennial budget to conclusion.
Because of his extensive experience in government and health care, Mr. Brennan was appointed Director of Special Services at the Connecticut Department of Public Health where he was responsible for managing the communications, government relations and adjudications divisions of the department.
It was during his years in the Administration that Mr. Brennan became closely acquainted with the various agencies, legislators and staff, bringing with him this unique knowledge and relationships to several healthcare and business clients in the area of the budget and taxation. Mr. Brennan is highly respected for his knowledge of the state budget and, on behalf of the firm’s clients, works closely with key members of the Appropriations, Finance and Public Health Committees – as well as with the Office of Policy and Management and the Department of Social Services.