Arizona Senate Republicans Announce 2016 Committee Assignments

This afternoon, Senate President Steve Yarbrough (R-Chandler) announced chairmen and the Republican members of Senate committees. Senate Minority Leader Hobbs (D-Phoenix) indicated the announcement of Democratic committee members will occur next week.

The number of committees has been reduced from 15 standing committees to 10 standing committees. Senate members tapped to lead a committee include Sens. Lesko, Smith, Allen, Farnsworth, Kavanagh, Barto, Burges, Griffin, Yarbrough, and Worsley.

Committee rosters for the Senate Republicans are below:

Committee on Appropriations
Sen. Debbie Lesko-Chair
Sen. John Kavanagh-Vice Chair
Sen. Sylvia Allen
Sen. Steve Montenegro
Sen. Warren Petersen
Sen. Steve Smith

Committee on Commerce & Public Safety
Sen. Steve Smith-Chair
Sen. Warren Petersen-Vice Chair
Sen. Sonny Borrelli
Sen. David Farnsworth
Sen. Bob Worsley

Committee on Education
Sen. Sylvia Allen-Chair
Sen. Steve Montenegro-Vice Chair
Sen. Kate Brophy McGee
Sen. Steve Smith
Sen. Kimberly Yee

Committee on Finance
Sen. David Farnsworth-Chair
Sen. Karen Fann-Vice Chair
Sen. Sonny Borrelli
Sen. Warren Petersen

Committee on Government
Sen. John Kavanagh-Chair
Sen. Sonny Borrelli-Vice Chair
Sen. David Farnsworth
Sen. Gail Griffin

Committee on Health & Human Services
Sen. Nancy Barto-Chair
Sen. Kate Brophy McGee-Vice Chair
Sen. Debbie Lesko
Sen. Steve Montenegro
Sen. Kimberly Yee

Committee on Judiciary
Sen. Judy Burges-Chair
Sen. Nancy Barto-Vice Chair
Sen. Frank Pratt
Sen. Bob Worsley

Committee on Natural Resources, Energy & Water
Sen. Gail Griffin-Chair
Sen. Frank Pratt-Vice Chair
Sen. Sylvia Allen
Sen. Judy Burges
Sen. Karen Fann

Committee on Rules
President Steve Yarbrough-Chair
Sen. Kimberly Yee-Vice Chair
Sen. Gail Griffin
Sen. Debbie Lesko

Committee on Transportation & Technology
Sen. Bob Worsley-Chair
Sen. Karen Fann-Vice Chair
Sen. Kate Brophy McGee
Sen. Frank Pratt