Rep. Cummings Receives Committee Assignments – Promoted to Ranking Member of Commerce

Posted on December 19, 2018 by admin


House Republican Leader Themis Klarides recently announced the 2019-2020 legislative committee assignments for State Representative Stephanie Cummings (R-74).

Representative Cummings, who begins her second term representing the 74th General Assembly District of the East End and East Mountain sections of Waterbury, is being promoted to serve as Ranking Member of the Commerce Committee. The Commerce Committee is a small-business-oriented committee that has cognizance over matters concerning the Department of Economic and Community Development.  Ranking Members are the minority party’s designated leaders of joint committees.

In addition to her new role, Rep. Cummings will continue her dedicated service on the legislature’s powerful Judiciary Committee and also serve on the Children’s Committee.

“I want to thank House Republican Leader Klarides for appointing me to serve as ranking member of the Commerce Committee,” Rep. Cummings said. “As a lifelong supporter of Connecticut’s business community, I look forward to working with my colleagues to find ways to bring stability and growth to the local businesses that are the backbone of our state’s economy. Together, we can tackle the difficult issues and move Connecticut forward.”

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