Freshman Rep. Fiedler assigned to House committees

South Philly Review

You may have heard of Senate or House committees in Pennsylvania’s state government, but you may not have known exactly what they do or what their importance is. For instance, newly elected freshman Rep. Elizabeth Fiedler, who’s representing the 184th Legislative District, has been assigned to the Appropriations, Health and Environmental Resources and Energy committees in the House of Representatives. Fiedler said she’s “thrilled to get started on these powerful committees and to work with my colleagues on health, environmental and economic issues that impact the residents in my district and across Pennsylvania.”

But there’s a whole bunch of standing committees in the Pennsylvania House — 27, in fact. There’s 22 in the Senate. Read more>>>