Ciresi appointed to three House committees

HARRISBURG, Jan. 28 – State Rep. Joe Ciresi, D-Montgomery, today announced he was appointed to serve on three House committees: Commerce, Local Government and State Government.

“I am eager to begin working on issues that affect my region and the entire commonwealth,” Ciresi said. “My appointment to these committees will allow me to fight for residents of Pennsylvania and the issues that matter to them, like boosting economic growth and development at the state and local levels and working toward a fair economy.”

The Commerce Committee reviews legislation involving the banking and financial services industries. It has oversight of the Department of Banking, Department of Community and Economic Development, Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency, the Securities Commission and the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority.

The Local Government Committee reviews bills that affect counties, cities, boroughs and townships. It has oversight of the Pennsylvania Municipal Retirement System.

The State Government Committee reviews legislation on issues ranging from voting and elections to campaign finance reform. In addition, it oversees the departments of State and General Services, and the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission, as well as the Governor’s Office, State Athletic Commission, among others.

Ciresi represents the 146th Legislative District and maintains a constituent services office at 301 N. Lewis Road in Royersford. He encourages residents to visit his website at www.pahouse.com/Ciresi for information on services his office can provide.