Hinchey Announces 2023 Senate Committee Assignments
ALBANY, N.Y. – On the first day of the 2023 state legislative session, Senator Michelle Hinchey announced her Senate committee assignments, which include areas of longtime advocacy and local priority. The Senator was re-appointed Chair of the Senate Agriculture Committee and will serve on the Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks & Recreation, Environmental Conservation, Energy and Telecommunications, Finance, Local Government, and Transportation committees.
“I am honored to continue my work as Senate Agriculture Chair and build upon our bold record of action to support local farms, bolster our food systems, and deepen the partnership between New York agriculture and our fight against the Climate Crisis,” said Senator Hinchey. “Agriculture is the conduit through which we can address many issues simultaneously, and I am incredibly excited to bring big solutions forward this session, including advancing climate protection efforts, addressing food insecurity, helping a new and diverse generation of farmers enter the trade, and making New York a global leader in industrial hemp production.”