(Albany, NY)- Senator José M. Serrano has been appointed Chair of the Senate Democratic Conference, by recently-elected Democratic Leader, Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins. As Chair of the Conference, Serrano will be responsible for presiding over conference meetings.
"I am truly honored to be selected Chair of the Conference," said Senator Serrano. "This is a tremendous opportunity and I look forward to the work that lies ahead. Over the years it has been a pleasure to work with Senator Stewart-Cousins, and now under her leadership I look forward to working with my colleagues to put forth a progressive agenda that speaks to the needs of New Yorkers across this great state. I am confident that the Democratic Conference will continue to lead the fight on important issues such as campaign finance reform, the expansion of reproductive rights for women, and much needed environmental protections like banning hydrofracking," concluded Serrano.