Scavello Named Senate Game and Fisheries Committee Chairman, Consumer Protection Vice Chairman

Will also serve on Appropriations, Labor and Industry, Urban Affairs and Housing committees in 2015-16.

Harrisburg – State Senator Mario Scavello (R-40) has been appointed Chairman of the Senate Game and Fisheries Committee and Vice Chairman of the Senate Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure Committee for 2015-16.

Scavello also was appointed by Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati to the influential Senate Appropriations Committee, as well as the Senate Labor and Industry Committee and the Senate Urban Affairs and Housing Committee.

“The Game and Fisheries Committee has the critical task of helping to manage Pennsylvania’s wildlife resources and ensuring that the average citizen can access outdoor recreation. I look forward to chairing this important committee,” Scavello said. “I’m also excited to serve on the Senate Appropriations Committee. Pennsylvania faces some serious economic challenges in the year ahead, and this panel will play a crucial role in enacting responsible fiscal policy.”

Senator Scavello was sworn in to his first Senate term on January 6.

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