State Representative Linda M. Gentile (D-Derby/Ansonia) has her 2017 legislative committee assignments.
The committees are: Commerce, Higher Education & Employment Advancement and Planning & Development.
“I am looking forward to continuing my work in the area of brownfields and economic development on Commerce,” said Gentile. She added that “I’m excited to be back with P&D where I will seek sensible regional efficiencies
that reduce costs for local cities and towns. And my reappointment to Higher Education gives me the chance to guide the realignment of our community college system, ensuring that our young people are better prepared for the
workplace upon graduation.”
In addition to Commerce, Higher Ed. and P&D, Rep. Gentile’s duties include work on the Joint Legislative Management Committee. And, Gentile retains
the title and responsibilities of Deputy House Speaker.
House Speaker Joe Aresimowicz and House Majority Leader Matt Ritter
announced the committee assignments.