After committee ‘musical chairs,’Squadron chairs Social Services

 

State Senator Daniel Squadron was named chairperson of the Senate Committee on Social Services on Wednesday, a sizeable appointment for the freshman senator.


The announcement was part of a Senate shake-up in which Majority Leader John Sampson, a Democrat, made history by appointing two Republicans to chair committees. It was the first time that a majority party in the state Senate has ever given major committee leadership positions to minority-party senators...


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Friday, January 8, 2010 - 00:00