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Senate in session UPDATE

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The state Senate is organizing today. Committee assignments will come later. Sen. Joyce Elliott has been elected majority leader and Kim Hendren is the minority leader.

UPDATE: On the jump, membership and leadership of standing committees.

Class A Committees

Public Health, Welfare and Labor

Malone - chair

Steele - vice chair

Laverty

Pritchard

Crumbly

Bledsoe

Baker

Horn

Revenue and Taxation

Miller - chair

Glover - vice chair

Trusty

Smith

Capps

Teague

Faris

Altes

 

Education

Jeffress, Jimmy - chair

Bryles - vice chair

Hendren

Broadway

Jeffress, Gene

Salmon

Key

Elliott

 

Judiciary

Wilkinson - chair

Whitaker - vice chair

Johnson, David

Luker

Madison

Taylor

Thompson

Wilkins

Class B Committees

Agriculture, Forestry and Economic Development

Luker - chair

Taylor - vice chair

Wyatt

Whitaker

Jeffress, Jimmy

Broadway

Jeffress, Gene

Salmon

 

Insurance and Commerce

Horn - chair

Wilkins - vice chair

Johnson, Bob

Altes

Bookout

Miller

Malone

Smith

 

City, County and Local Affairs

Madison - chair

Thompson - vice chair

Steele

Crumbly

Johnson, David

Bledsoe

Key

Elliott

 

State Agencies and Governmental Affairs

Faris - chair

Baker - vice chair

Wilkinson

Bryles

Hendren

Laverty

Glover

Pritchard

 

Class C Committee

Transportation, Technology and Legislative Affairs

Capps - chair

Trusty - vice chair

Johnson, Bob

Bookout

Wyatt

Teague

Two more members to be appointed by Pro Tem

 

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Senate Co-Chair of Joint Budget - Baker

Vice chair - Smith

 

Legislative Audit Senate co-chair - Glover

Vice chair - Pritchard

 

Legislative Council Senate co-chair - Wilkins

Vice chair Faris

 

Elliott - Majority Leader

Faris - Majority Whip

 

Hendren - Minority Leader

Pritchard - Minority Whip

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