Steinberg announces state senate leadership team
December 24, 2012
State Senate president pro tempore Darrell Steinberg has announced his leadership members and nominees for Senate committee chairs, forming a legislative team to solidify the state's fiscal stability, foster economic growth and job creation, and make government more effective in serving the people of California.
"We're putting talented people in all the right places, and the public will benefit greatly from the expertise and dedication of these senators," Steinberg said in a prepared statement.
"With a working majority in the senate, we expect to make great strides in growing a high-wage economy in California. I'm looking forward to a very productive year."
Steinberg is also announcing full membership of the Senate Rules Committee. Designated committee chairs will be formally considered for adoption by the Senate Rules Committee when it meets the week of Jan. 7,
2013. The full list of Senate committee membership assignments will be released in the coming weeks.
Majority Leader: Ellen Corbett
Democratic Caucus Chair: Jerry Hill
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Rules: Darrell Steinberg (Chair), Jean Fuller (Vice Chair), Bill Emmerson, Hannah-Beth Jackson, Ricardo Lara
Agriculture: Cathleen Galgiani
Appropriations: Kevin de León
Banking and Financial Institutions: Jerry Hill
Budget and Fiscal Review: Mark Leno
Budget Subcommittee #1: Education — Marty Block
Budget Subcommittee #2: Resources, Environmental Protection, Energy and Transportation — Jim Beall
Budget Subcommittee #3: Health & Human Services — Bill Monning
Budget Subcommittee #4: State Administration and General Government — Richard Roth
Budget Subcommittee #5: Corrections, Public Safety and the Judiciary — Loni Hancock
Business, Professions and Economic Development — Curren D. Price Jr.
Education: Carol Liu
Elections and Constitutional Amendments: Lou Correa
Energy, Utilities and Communications: Alex Padilla
Environmental Quality: Michael J. Rubio
Governance and Finance: Lois Wolk
Governmental Organization: Roderick Wright
Health: Ed Hernandez, O.D.
Human Services: Leland Y. Yee
Insurance: Ron Calderon
Judiciary: Noreen Evans
Labor and Industrial Relations: Ted W. Lieu
Legislative Ethics: Richard Roth
Natural Resources and Water: Fran Pavley
Public Employment and Retirement: Jim Beall
Public Safety: Loni Hancock
Transportation and Housing: Mark DeSaulnier
Veterans Affairs: Lou