Jordan announces committee assignments
New York State Senator Daphne Jordan January 12, announced her committee appointments for the 2021 Legislative Session. Jordan was once again named the Ranking Republican Member on the Senate Racing, Gaming and Wagering Committee. In addition, Senator Jordan was named the Ranking Republican Member on the Senate Libraries Committee, the Senate State-Native American Relations Committee, and the Senate Women’s Issues Committee, respectively. She will also continue serving on the Senate Agriculture Committee, the Senate Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee, and begin serving on the Senate Procurements and Contracts Committee. Additionally, Jordan remains a member of the Senate Legislative Women’s Caucus. “Between the COVID-19 pandemic, continued economic downturn that’s hurt countless small businesses, families and local communities, and the state’s multi-billion-dollar budget shortfall, there’s no shortage of challenges facing us. We need to meet and solve these critical challenges on behalf of the hard-working New Yorkers we are honored to serve and represent,” Jordan said in a statement. The second term Halfmoon Republican represents the 43rd Senate District, which includes all of Columbia County, and portions of Rensselaer, Washington and Saratoga counties. Read more at nysenate [dot] gov.