Rep. Albis Promoted to Deputy Majority Leader

January 10, 2017

Rep. Albis has been promoted to be a Deputy Majority Leader for the 2017-2019 term by Democratic leaders, Speaker of the House Joe Aresimowicz (D-Berlin) and Majority Leader Matthew Ritter (D-Hartford.) As Deputy Majority Leader, Rep. Albis will serve as chairman of the Majority Leader’s Screening Committee, which is responsible for aiding the Majority Leader with the review and development of policy, the analysis of critical legislation, and coordinating the flow of legislation on the House floor. Rep. Albis will work closely with the Speaker of the House and Majority Leader to rally support to pass critical legislation.

“I want to thank Speaker Joe Aresimowicz and Majority Leader Matt Ritter for this important opportunity as I am proud to serve East Haven and our state in this leadership capacity,” Rep. Albis said. “I look forward to playing an active role in coordinating house matters in a bipartisan manner and am eager to move legislation forward for a better Connecticut.”

“Rep. Albis is a hardworking and intelligent leader within our caucus, and I am thrilled he has been named a Deputy Majority Leader.” said Speaker Aresimowicz. “James will play a vital role in ensuring that we move legislation forward in a timely and judicious manner, and I look forward to working with him in his new leadership capacity.”

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Press Release: Albis Promoted to Deputy Majority Leader