HARRISBURG, Pa. (11/19/10)--Pennsylvania State Senate Democrat and Republican caucuses held their leadership elections Wednesday. The Pennsylvania Credit Union Association (PCUA) notes that it is looking forward to continuing its existing working relationship with the newly-elected State Senate Democratic and Republican Leadership Team. Among those elected to the Senate Republican leadership are:
* President Pro Tempore: Joe Scarnati (Jefferson); * Majority Leader: Dominic Pileggi (Delaware); * Majority Whip: Pat Browne (Lehigh); * Caucus Secretary: Bob Robbins (Mercer); and * Majority Appropriations Chairman: Jake Corman (Centre).
The party's caucus administrator and caucus policy chair will be determined at a later date, PCUA said (Life is a Highway
Nov. 18). Elected to the Senate Democratic leadership are:
* Minority Leader: Jay Costa (Allegheny); * Minority Whip: Mike O'Pake (Berks); * Caucus Secretary: Christine Tartaglione (Philadelphia); * Minority Appropriations Chairman: Vince Hughes (Philadelphia); * Caucus Chair: Anthony Williams (Philadelphia); * Caucus Administrator: Lisa Boscola (Northampton); and * Minority Policy Chair: Richard Kasunic (Fayette).
PCUA also has strong working relationships with the House leadership team, as well as with leaders at the federal level (News Now
Nov. 18). "We are fortunate to have a good rapport with both the Republican and Democratic leaders," PCUA told News Now