Sappey named to House Agriculture, Local Government and Veterans committees

HARRISBURG, Jan. 28 – State Rep. Christina Sappey today announced she was appointed to the Agriculture and Rural Affairs, Local Government and Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness committees.

“These committees handle matters that are of great importance to members of our community,” said Sappey, D-Chester. “I’m looking forward to serving on these committees and ensuring that residents of Chester County are well-represented on issues that would affect them.”

The Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee reviews bills affecting the state’s agriculture industry, with oversight of the Department of Agriculture, the Farm Show Bureau and more.

The Local Government Committee reviews legislation that would affect counties, cities, boroughs, and townships, and includes issues such as statewide zoning regulations and municipal pensions.

The Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee reviews bills related to veterans and the military as well as disaster preparedness and emergency response. The committee has oversight of the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs and the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency.