Senator Andrew Lanza Re-Appointed Deputy Minority Leader and Floor Leader

January 04, 2023

Senate Republican Leader Rob Ortt Announces Conference Leadership Positions


ALBANY, NY — Senate Republican Leader Rob Ortt, who was re-elected unanimously last year to serve another term as Minority Leader, today announced key leadership posts within the Republican Conference for the upcoming Legislative session.

Leader Ortt announced the following leadership assignments:

Senator Andrew Lanza – Deputy Minority Leader and Floor Leader

Senator Tom O’Mara – Ranking Member, Senate Finance Committee

Senator Pam Helming – Chair of the Senate Republican Conference

Senator Pat Gallivan – Minority Whip

Senator Joseph Griffo – Assistant Minority Leader

Senator Anthony Palumbo – Deputy Floor Leader

Senator Jack Martins – Vice Chair of the Senate Minority Conference

“The Senate Republican Conference is heading into the new legislative session with an impressive class of freshman senators, as well as veteran members who are ready to continue the great work they have done on behalf of all New Yorkers. Our agenda will continue to prioritize the issues that matter most to hardworking New Yorkers – we are focused and energized to get to work and help make New York safer, stronger, and more affordable for all,” said Leader Ortt.