Sappey sworn in to serve first term in Pa. House of Representatives

HARRISBURG, Jan. 1 – State Rep. Christina Sappey was sworn in to represent Pennsylvania’s 158th Legislative District during a Capitol ceremony today.

Sappey is the first woman and first Democrat to represent the 158th District.

“I hope to help accelerate Pennsylvania’s move to renewable energy, encourage a growth economy that creates family-sustaining jobs, properly fund the Department of Environmental Protection so that it can do its job, end the growing inequity in education funding, promote gun violence prevention measures and foster accountability and transparency in state government,” said Sappey, D-Chester.

“I’m proud to be a part of this new class of legislators. We are committed to changing business as usual. We are a diverse group and are more representative of the people.”

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The Pennsylvania House of Representatives swearing-in ceremony corresponds with the first Tuesday in January every two years. This year marks Pennsylvania’s 203rd legislative session.