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In addition to Chair, Senator Newman was nominated as a member of Business, Professions and Economic Development, Health, Human Services, and Insurance

Wednesday, December 21 2016

Today, State Senator Josh Newman [D-Fullerton] was nominated by Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de Leon as the new chair of the Veterans Affairs Committee for the 2017-2018 Regular Session.   

Senator Newman, a United States Army veteran, will be replacing Senator Jim Nielson [R-Gerber] as chair. His priorities as incoming chair include workforce development and greater accountability and oversight of existing programs.