BREAKING NEWS

BREAKING NEWS

Scarnati announces Senate Standing Committee Chairs for 2017-2018

HARRISBURG — Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) has announced the Republican Chairs for each of the 22 Senate Standing Committees for the 2017-2018 legislative session.

“p1″>”I am pleased to announce today the Chairs of each of the 22 Senate Standing Committees,” Scarnati said.  The Senate Republican Caucus is comprised of members with extensive knowledge of various issue areas, many of whom will provide committee direction this session.  I am confident these Committee Chairs will ensure that legislation receives close examination before advancing to the full Senate.” Senate Standing Committee Chair Assignments:

Aging & Youth – Senator Michele Brooks (R-50)

Agriculture & Rural Affairs – Senator Elder Vogel (R-47)

Appropriations – Senator Pat Browne (R-16)

Banking & Insurance – Senator Don White (R-41)

Communications & Technology – Senator Ryan Aument (R-36)

Community, Economic & Recreational Development – Senator Mario Scavello (R-40)

Consumer Protection & Professional Licensure – Senator Robert Tomlinson (R-6)

Education – Senator John Eichelberger (R-30)

Environmental Resources & Energy – Senator Gene Yaw (R-23)

Finance – Senator Scott Hutchinson (R-21)

Game & Fisheries – Senator Pat Stefano (R-32)

Intergovernmental Operations – Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-46)

Judiciary – Senator Stewart Greenleaf (R-12)

Labor & Industry – Senator Kim Ward (R-39)

Law & Justice – Senator Charles McIlhinney (R-10)

Local Government – Senator Scott Wagner (R-28)

Health & Human Services- Senator Lisa Baker (R-20)

Rules & Executive Nominations – Senator Jake Corman (R-34)

State Government – Senator Mike Folmer (R-48)

Transportation – Senator John Rafferty (R-44)

Urban Affairs & Housing – Senator Tom McGarrigle (R-26)

Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness – Senator Randy Vulakovich (R-38)

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