Senator Mike McGuire has been appointed by Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de León to the influential and powerful Senate Appropriations Committee.
“I was honored to be chosen by Pro Tem de León to serve on the Senate Appropriations Committee,” Senator McGuire (D-Healdsburg) said. “I look forward to the new challenges and opportunities this assignment will bring and I’ll always work hard to ensure the North Coast is at the top of the priority list.”
The 7-member Appropriations Committee decides the fate of hundreds of bills prior to making it to the Senate floor. The committee is chaired by Senator Ricardo Lara.
Senator McGuire also serves as Chairman of the Senate Human Services Committee and the Joint Committee on Fisheries and Aquaculture. He is also a member of the Senate Transportation and Housing Committee, the Senate Energy, Utilities & Communications Committee and the Governmental Organization Committee.