CURRENT NEWS AND ISSUES

Capitol

December 15, 2020
2021 House Committee Membership Announced
Here is a complete list of the House Democrats 2021-2022 committees members.
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Capitol

December 4, 2020
2021 House Committee Chairs Announced
Speaker of the House-designate Matt Ritter and House Majority Leader Jason Rojas today unveiled the full slate of 2021 House legislative committee chairs.
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Capitol

December 3, 2020
House Majority Leadership Team Announced
Speaker of the House-designate Matt Ritter and House Majority Leader Jason Rojas today announced Democratic majority leadership appointments for the 2021 legislative session which convenes January 6, 2021.
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Rep. McGee

December 2, 2020
McGee Named House Housing Committee Chair
House Speaker-designate Matt Ritter and House Majority Leader Jason Rojas today announced that State Representative Brandon McGee will remain the House Chair of the Housing Committee.
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Rep. Steinberg

December 1, 2020
Steinberg Reappointed Chair of House Public Health Committee
House Speaker-designate Matt Ritter and House Majority Leader Jason Rojas today announced that State Representative Jonathan Steinberg (D-Westport) will remain the House Chair of the Public Health Committee.
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Rep. McCarthy Vahey

November 30, 2020
McCarthy Vahey Named Chair of Planning & Development Committee
House Speaker-designate Matt Ritter and House Majority Leader Jason Rojas today appointed Cristin McCarthy Vahey House chair of the Planning and Development Committee.
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Rep. Porter

November 18, 2020
Porter Re-appointed Labor Chair
House Speaker-designate Matt Ritter and House Majority Leader Jason Rojas have reappointed State Rep. Robyn Porter (D-Hamden, New Haven) as Labor & Public Employees Committee House Chair. Porter will begin her fifth year as Labor chair when the General Assembly convenes in January.
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Rep. Arconti

November 17, 2020
Arconti Re-Appointed To House Chair Of Energy
House Speaker-designate Matt Ritter and House Majority Leader Jason Rojas today announced Danbury State Representative David Arconti will continue to serve as House Chair of the Energy and Technology Committee.
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Rep. Sanchez

November 16, 2020
Sanchez Reappointed As House Education Committee Chair
House Speaker-designate Matt Ritter and House Majority Leader Jason Rojas today announced Bobby Sanchez as House chair of the Education Committee.
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Rep. Linehan

November 13, 2020
Linehan Named House Committee On Children Chair
House Speaker-designate Matt Ritter (D-Hartford) and House Majority Leader Jason Rojas (D-East Hartford) today announced the House chair of the Committee on Children, Liz Linehan.
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November 12, 2020
Caroline Simmons Appointed House Chair of the Commerce Committee
House Speaker-designate Matt Ritter (D-Hartford) and House Majority Leader Jason Rojas (D-East Hartford) today announced the House chair of the Commerce Committee, Caroline Simmons.
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Rep. Stafstrom

November 11, 2020
Stafstrom Reappointed As House Judiciary Chair
House Speaker-designate Matt Ritter (D-Hartford) and House Majority Leader Jason Rojas (D-East Hartford) today announced the reappointment of Rep. Steven Stafstrom (D-Bridgeport) as the House chairman of the Judiciary Committee.
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November 10, 2020
Walker Appointed House Chair of Appropriations Committee
Speaker-designate Ritter and Majority Leader Rojas asked longtime committee leader Toni Walker to continue serving the state as House Chair of the Appropriations Committee.
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November 6, 2020
Matt Ritter is Chosen Speaker of the House-designate
House Democrats have elected Matt Ritter (D-Hartford) Speaker of the House of Representatives and Jason Rojas (D-East Hartford) House Majority Leader.
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