State Senator Anthony Petruccelli Promoted to Majority Whip

State Senator Anthony Petruccelli
State Senator Anthony Petruccelli pictured here speaking at a North End event in 2012. (NEWF image)

News from the office of State Senator Anthony Petruccelli:

Massachusetts State Senator Anthony Petruccelli was promoted to Majority Whip in the Massachusetts State Senate.  The Majority Whip helps craft the Senate agenda and contributes to the building of the Senate Calendar, which controls when bills will come up for debate.   The structure of the Senate has been changed to reflect Senate President Rosenberg’s priority of shared leadership and engagement.

“I am grateful to Senate President Rosenberg for the opportunity to serve in this leadership capacity and look forward to offering new perspective to the roll,” said Senator Anthony Petruccelli.

“Senator Petruccelli continues to advance in his Senate career with his appointment to leadership based on his work ethic, the widespread respect he has from the members, and his ability to lead others,” said Senate President Stanley Rosenberg (D-Amherst).

Senator Petruccelli has also been appointed Vice Chairman of the Senate Committee on Bills in Third Reading, which approves drafting and constitutionality of all legislation before final Senate passage.  In addition, Senator Petruccelli is also a member of the Senate Committee on Ways and Means.  In a newly created position, Senator Petruccelli will also serve as Chairman of the Senate Democratic Caucus.

Senator Anthony Petruccelli has served as State Senator for the First Suffolk Middlesex District since July 2007. His district includes Beacon Hill, Cambridge, East Boston, North End, Revere, and Winthrop.

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