Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller announced new committee assignments and Democratic leadership appointments following the retirements of Senators Rob Garagiola (D-Dist. 15) and E.J. Pipkin (R-Dist. 36).
Senator James Robey (D-Dist. 13) was named Senate Majority Leader and Senator Catherine Pugh (D-Dist. 40) was appointed Chair of the Senate Finance Committee’s Health Subcommittee.
Newly appointed Senator Brian Feldman (D-Dist. 15) was assigned to the Senate Finance Committee and Senator Stephen Hershey (R-Dist. 36) was assigned to the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee. In addition, Senator David Brinkley (R-Dist. 4) was assigned to the Senate Finance Committee and Senator Joseph Getty (R-Dist. 5) was named to the Budget and Taxation Committee.