DeLuca sworn into Pa. House of Representatives

HARRISBURG, Jan. 3 – State Rep. Tony DeLuca, D-Allegheny, officially began his 18th term as state representative after being sworn in during a ceremony at the state Capitol today.  

The swearing-in ceremony marked the beginning of the Pennsylvania General Assembly’s 201st legislative session. The legislature is mandated by the state constitution to convene at noon on the first Tuesday of January each year.

DeLuca is expected to retain his post as Democratic chairman of the House Insurance Committee.  

"I am honored to continue to serve the people of the 32nd Legislative District. As Insurance Committee chairman, I’ve fought hard for their access to quality and affordable health care at our region’s best medical facilities. I will continue to help residents navigate the health insurance climate in western Pennsylvania,” DeLuca said.

“I also look forward to continuing work with Governor Tom Wolf’s administration to improve the quality of education for children throughout the commonwealth, better protect consumers and strengthen Pennsylvania’s economy.”

Residents can sign up for periodic email updates from DeLuca on state issues and services by visiting his legislative website,, and clicking on the “Sign up for emails” link under the “Contact” button on the page.