Senate Dems Announce Committee Chairs

Shortly after the state Senate GOP released their list, Senate Democratic Minority Leader Jay Costa Jr. announced the new minority chairs for the 2019-2020 session.

A couple of state Senators will chair multiple committees, such as state Sen. James Brewster, while each of the five 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:  Steve Santarsiero

Community, Economic, & Recreational Development: Larry Farnese

Consumer Protection & Professional Licensure: Lisa Boscola

Education: Andrew Dinniman

Environmental Resources & Energy: John Yudichak

Finance: John Blake

Games & Fisheries: James Brewster  

Health & Human Services: Art Haywood

Intergovernmental Operations: Wayne Fontana

Judiciary: Daylin Leach

Labor & Industry: Christine Tartaglione

Law & Justice: James Brewster

Local Government: Tim Kearney

Rules & Executive Nominations: Jay Costa

State Government: Anthony Williams

Transportation: John Sabatina, Jr.

Urban Affairs & Housing: Katie Muth

Veteran’s Affairs & Emergency Preparedness: Lindsey Williams

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