LEGISLATIVE ASSIGNMENTS

Senate Committees:

Appropriations Committee CHAIRMAN 2015 - Present
  Member 2006-2010
     
Education Committee Member 2005 – Present
  VICE CHAIR 2009 – 2010
     
Finance Committee Member 2005 – Present
  CHAIRMAN 2006 – 2010
     
Transportation Committee Member 2015-Present
     
     
Previous Sentate Committees:    
     
Senate Leadership Majority Whip 2011-2014
     
Senate Majority Leadership Caucus Administrator 2009 - 2010
     
Banking & Insurance Committee Member 2009 – 2015
     
Community, Economic and
Recreational Development
Member 2013 - 2014
     
Appropriations Committee Member 2006 – 2010
     
Game & Fisheries Committee Member 2005 – 2006
     
Judiciary Committee Member 2006 – 2008
     
Labor & Industry Member 2011 - 2014
     
Rules and Executive Nomination VICE CHAIR 2011 - 2014
     
State Government Committee Member 2005 – 2006
     
Urban Affairs & Housing Committee VICE CHAIR 2005 – 2008
     
Authorities, Boards, Caucuses and Committees

• Co-Chair – Basic Education Funding Commission
• Co-Chair – Arts and Culture Caucus
• Co-Chair – Early Childhood Education Caucus
• Chairman – Senate Sub-Committee on Program Performance
• Member – Legislative Audit Advisory Commission
• Member – Public Employee Retirement Commission
• Member – PA Minority Business Development Authority
• Member – Public School Employees’ Retirement System
• Member - PA Commission on Crime and Deliquency
• Past Co-Chair – Basic Education Funding Commission
• Past Co-Chair – Special Education Funding Commission
• Past Chairman – Judiciary Subcommittee of Family Law
• Past Chairman – Legislative Audit Advisory Commission



 
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