January 7, 2019

Naming Of House Committee Chairs Now Complete With House Democratic Announcement

On January 7, House Democratic Leader Frank Dermody announced his party’s committee chairs, matching the House Republicans last week.  Here’s the rundown--
-- Aging and Older Adult Services:
   NEW-Thomas Murt (R-Montgomery)
   Steve Samuelson (D-Northampton)
-- Agriculture and Rural Affairs:
   Martin Causer (R-Cameron)
   Eddie Day Pashinski (D-Luzerne)
-- Children and Youth:
   NEW-Karen Boback (R-Lackawanna)
   NEW-Joseph Petrarca (D-Westmoreland)
-- Commerce:
   NEW-Mark Keller (R-Cumberland)
   NEW-John Galloway (D-Bucks)
-- Consumer Affairs:
   NEW-Brian Ellis (R-Butler)
   NEW-Rob Matzie (D-Allegheny)
-- Education:
   NEW-Curt Sonney (R-Erie)
   James Roebuck (D-Philadelphia)
-- Environmental Resources and Energy:
   NEW-Daryl Metcalfe (R-Butler)
   NEW-Greg Vitali (D-Delaware)
-- Ethics:
   NEW-Frank Farry (R-Bucks)
-- Finance:
   NEW-Michael Peifer, (R-Pike)
   Jake Wheatley (D-Allegheny)
-- Game and Fisheries:
   Keith Gillespie (R-York)
   NEW-William Kortz (D-Allegheny)
-- Gaming Oversight:
   NEW-Jim Marshall (R-Beaver)
   NEW-Scott Conklin (D-Mifflin)
-- Health:
   Kathy Rapp (R-Forest)
   NEW-Dan Frankel (D-Allegheny)
-- Human Services:
   Gene DiGirolamo (R-Bucks)
   Angel Cruz (D-Philadelphia)
-- Insurance:
   Tina Pickett (R-Bradford)
   Tony DeLuca (D-Allegheny)
-- Judiciary:
   NEW-Rob Kauffman (R-Franklin)
   NEW-Tim Briggs (D-Montgomery)
-- Labor and Industry:
   Jim Cox (R-Berks)
   NEW-Patrick Harkins (D-Erie)
-- Liquor Control:
   NEW-Jeff Pyle (R-Armstrong)
   NEW-Dan Deasy (D-Allegheny)
-- Local Government:
   NEW-Dan Moul (R-Adams)
   Bob Freeman (D-Northampton)
-- Professional Licensure:
   NEW-Dave Hickernell (R-Lancaster)
   Harry Readshaw (D-Allegheny)
-- State Government:
   NEW-Garth Everett (R-Lycoming)
   NEW-Kevin Boyle (D-Philadelphia)
-- Tourism and Recreational Development:
   David Millard (R-Columbia)
   Mark Longietti (D-Mercer)
-- Transportation:
   NEW-Tim Hennessey (R-Chester)
   NEW-Mike Carroll (D-Luzerne)
-- Urban Affairs:
   NEW-Sue Helm (R-Dauphin)
   NEW-Thomas Caltagirone (D-Berks)
-- Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness:
   Stephen E. Barrar (R-Chester)
   Christopher Sainato (D-Lawrence)
-- Appropriations:
   Stan Saylor (R-York) [previously elected]
   NEW-Matt Bradford (D-Montgomery) [previously elected]