Shooter to keep helm of Senate budget committee - FOX 10 News | fox10phoenix.com

Shooter to keep helm of Senate budget committee

Updated:

PHOENIX (AP) - Yuma Republican Don Shooter returns as chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee when the Arizona Legislature begins its 2013 regular session in January

Shooter's reappointment as head of the budget-writing committee is among the committee chairmanships announced Friday by Andy Biggs as part of the chamber's post-election reorganization.

Biggs had been chosen by majority Republicans to be Senate president starting January. Current President Steve Pierce will be chairman of the Natural Resources Committee.

Returning Senate committee chairmen include Steve Yarbrough with Finance and Nancy Barto with the renamed Health and Human Services Committee.

New chairmen include Kimberly Yee with education and Rick Murphy with judiciary. Michele Reagan will head a new elections committee.

Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Powered by WorldNow

KSAZ-TV & KUTP
511 W. Adams St.
Phoenix, AZ 85003

Phone: (602) 257-1234
Fax: (602) 262-0177

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices