McCarthy Vahey Chair Of P&D Committee

January 15, 2019

Representative Cristin McCarthy Vahey has been appointed by Speaker of the House Joe Aresimowicz (D-Berlin) and House Majority Leader Matt Ritter (D-Hartford) to serve as House Chair of the Planning and Development Committee.

The committee handles all matters relating to local governments, housing, urban renewal, fire, sewer and metropolitan districts, home rule and planning and zoning and regional planning.

“I am honored that Speaker Aresimowicz and Majority Leader Ritter have asked me to lead this important committee,” Rep. McCarthy Vahey said. “Planning and Development provides a tremendous opportunity for municipalities and state government to work together to find efficiencies that will help Connecticut thrive.”

Speaker Aresimowicz said, “Cristin is an incredibly dedicated and talented lawmaker. She works incredibly hard for the people of Fairfield and I know she will thrive in this leadership position. I am very pleased to have Cristin on my team.”

In addition to serving as Chair of the Planning and Development Committee, Rep. McCarthy Vahey has been appointed to the Transportation Committee and the Government, Administration and Elections Committee.