Scavello to Lead First Meeting as Senate Banking and Insurance Committee Chair

Harrisburg — Senator Mario Scavello (R-40) will hold his first meeting Wednesday as chair of the Senate Banking and Insurance Committee.

The committee will meet Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. in Main Capitol Room 461 to consider the re-confirmation of Jessica Altman as Pennsylvania Insurance Commissioner.

Scavello was appointed to head the committee by Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25). The senator previously chaired the Senate Community, Economic and Recreational Development Committee.

“As Senate Banking and Insurance Committee Chair, I look forward to helping develop legislation that reduces prescription drug costs, keeps insurance premiums down, and provides consumers access to affordable coverage,” Scavello said.

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