Abney is appointed to PA House Appropriations Committee

HARRISBURG, March 8 – State Rep. Aerion A. Abney, D-Allegheny, has been named to the PA House Appropriations Committee.

“I’m grateful for the opportunity to serve on such an influential committee. Our state budget, like any budget, is a statement of priorities,” Abney said. “I look forward to prioritizing the needs of my constituents and all residents of the Commonwealth to produce a budget that works for everyone.”

Abney will chair the body’s Health and Human Services Subcommittee and joins his House Democratic colleagues State Reps. Elizabeth Fiedler, Manuel Guzman Jr., Emily Kinkead, Napoleon Nelson and Benjamin Sanchez who will chair the Education, Economy/Infrastructure, Fiscal, Criminal Justice and Government/Financial Oversight subcommittees, respectively.

State Rep. Regina Young will serve as the committee’s secretary; State Rep. Kyle Mullins was appointed vice chair and State Rep. Jordan Harris will chair the committee.