On Friday, Senate Democratic Minority Leader Jay Costa announced the new minority chairs for the 2021-2022 session.
“Our caucus is diverse in every way – from demographics to professional background, and the senators are uniquely qualified to tackle the breadth of issues that come through our standing committees and onto the Senate floor,” Costa said in a release. “I’m proud to announce this slate of chairs and committee members, and look forward to their collective work in this session.”
State Sens. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny) and Sharif Street (D-Philadelphia) will chair multiple committees, while the four newly elected state Senators will also chair a committee.
Here are the minority chairs below.
Aging & Youth: Maria Collett
Agriculture & Rural Affairs: Judy Schwank
Appropriations: Vincent Hughes
Banking & Insurance: Sharif Street
Communications & Technology: John Kane
Community, Economic & Recreational Development: Amanda Cappelletti
Consumer Protection & Professional Licensure: Lisa Boscola
Education: Lindsey Williams
Environmental Resources & Energy: Carolyn Comitta
Finance: John Blake
Game & Fisheries: James Brewster
Health & Human Services: Art Haywood
Intergovernmental Operations: Anthony Williams
Judiciary: Steve Santarsiero
Labor & Industry: Christine Tartaglione
Law & Justice: James Brewster
Local Government: Tim Kearney
Rules & Executive Nominations: Jay Costa
State Government: Sharif Street
Transportation: John Sabatina, Jr.
Urban Affairs & Housing: Nikil Saval
Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness: Katie Muth
On Wednesday, the Senate Republicans announced the majority chairs for the upcoming session.