GiaQuinta Names House Democratic Leadership

Posted: Updated:
Phil GiaQuinta was named House Minority Leader in November. Phil GiaQuinta was named House Minority Leader in November.
INDIANAPOLIS -

Indiana House Minority Leader Phil GiaQuinta (D-80) has announced the leadership team and ranking committee members for the House Democratic Caucus. The leadership team will assist in various aspects of the legislative process, both within the caucus and on the House floor.

The announcement follows House Speaker Brian Bosma's (R-88) leadership and committee member appointments last week for the Republican side. Bosma and GiaQuinta themselves were appointed the leaders of their respective caucuses last month.

The democratic appointments include:

Leadership Team

  • Democratic Leader: State Rep. Phil GiaQuinta (D-Fort Wayne)
  • Assistant Democratic Leader: State Rep. Karlee Macer (D-Indianapolis)
  • Democratic Floor Leader: State Rep. Cherrish Pryor (D-Indianapolis)
  • Assistant Democratic Floor Leader: State Rep. Terri J. Austin (D-Anderson)
  • Democratic Caucus Chair: State Rep. Mara Candelaria Reardon (D-Munster)
  • Assistant Democratic Caucus Chair: State Rep. Dan Forestal (D-Indianapolis)
  • Democratic Whip: State Rep. Justin Moed (D-Indianapolis)
  • Assistant Democratic Whip: State Rep. Carey Hamilton (D-Indianapolis)
  • Assistant Democratic Whip: State Rep. Earl Harris, Jr. (D-East Chicago)

Ranking Committee Members

  • Agriculture and Rural Development: State Rep. Melanie Wright (D-Yorktown)
  • Commerce, Small Business, and Economic Development: State Rep. Rita Fleming (D-Jeffersonville)
  • Courts and Criminal Code: State Rep. Ragen H. Hatcher (D-Gary)
  • Education: State Rep. Vernon G. Smith (D-Gary)
  • Elections and Apportionment: State Rep. Chuck Moseley (D-Portage)
  • Employment, Labor, and Pensions: State Rep. Lisa Beck (D-Hebron)
  • Environmental Affairs: State Rep. Sue Errington (D-Muncie)
  • Family, Children, and Human Affairs: State Rep. Vanessa Summers (D-Indianapolis)
  • Financial Institutions: State Rep. Carey Hamilton (D-Indianapolis)
  • Government and Regulatory Reform: State Rep. Chris Campbell (D-West Lafayette)
  • Insurance: State Rep. Terri J. Austin (D-Anderson)
  • Judiciary: State Rep. B. Patrick Bauer (D-South Bend)
  • Local Government: State Rep. Chris Chyung (D-Dyer)
  • Natural Resources: State Rep. Tonya Pfaff (D-Terre Haute)
  • Public Health: State Rep. Robin Shackleford (D-Indianapolis)
  • Public Policy: State Rep. Justin Moed (D-Indianapolis)
  • Roads and Transportation: State Rep. Dan Forestal (D-Indianapolis)
  • Rules and Legislative Procedures: State Rep. Ryan Dvorak (D-South Bend)
  • Select Committee on Government Reduction: State Rep. Carolyn Jackson (D-Hammond)
  • Utilities, Energy, and Telecommunications: State Rep. Matt Pierce (D-Bloomington)
  • Veterans Affairs and Public Safety: State Rep. Karlee Macer (D-Indianapolis)
  • Ways and Means: State Rep. Gregory W. Porter (D-Indianapolis)
  • Statutory Committee on Ethics: State Rep. Sue Errington (D-Muncie), Vice Chair
  • Interstate and International Cooperation: State Rep. Mara Candelaria Reardon (D-Munster)
  • Committee on Joint Rules: State Rep. Phil GiaQuinta (D-Fort Wayne)

The 2019 Indiana General Assembly will convene in January.

  • Perspectives

    • 3 Tips to Attract and Retain Employees in the Gig Economy

      The gig economy has been around ever since workers began looking for supplemental income, but, it has recently evolved with the introduction of technology. Companies emerging like Uber, Lyft and GrubHub, are changing the gig economy landscape of the workforce. The gig economy has attracted millennials and Gen Zers because of the flexibility and autonomy to work from anywhere, at any time.

    More

Subscribe

Name:
Company Name:
Email:
Confirm Email:
HTML
INside Edge
Morning Briefing
BigWigs & New Gigs
Life Sciences Indiana
Indiana Connections
INPower
Subscribe
Unsubscribe

Events



  • Most Popular Stories

    • (photo courtesy of Indianapolis International Airport)

      Indy Airport Showcases New Retail Offerings

      Indianapolis International Airport is celebrating the opening of the first wave of new retail offerings. The new stores are part of the airport's multi-year Concessions Refresh initiative, which aims to bring a greater mix of nationally-known brands, such as FAO Schwarz and Vineyard Vines, with more local offerings, including Natalie's Candy Jar and Fountain Square Market. In all, nine new retail stores opened Tuesday morning. In an interview with Inside INdiana Business...

    • (Image of downtown Shelbyville courtesy of Mainstreet Shelbyville Inc.)

      Shelbyville Unveils Major Downtown Redevelopment

      The city of Shelbyville is announcing what it calls a major downtown redevelopment project to boost overall quality of life. The project plans feature green spaces, increased parking, market-rate housing, and infrastructure for public entertainment and community events. 

    • The IU School of Informatics, Computing and Engineering will now be named for Fred Luddy for his $60M gift. (photo courtesy James Brosher/IU)

      $60M Gift to Fund AI Center

      An Indiana University alumnus who founded the information technology firm, ServiceNow, has given his alma mater $60 million to establish an artificial intelligence center. The university says the gift from cloud-computing pioneer Fred Luddy is the second largest in the history of the IU.

    • DePauw University ranked No. 20 on list of Best "Colleges"

      Small Indiana Colleges Rank High Nationally

      Indiana has two institutions of higher learning, with intentionally small enrollments, that rank in the top 30 in the nation for an overall experience.  The personal finance website, WalletHub, conducted a survey of what it calls the 2020 Best College Ranking. 

    • Transpo is South Bend's municipal bus system. (photo courtesy of Transpo)

      South Bend Launches Free Fare Program

      The city of South Bend has launched a new initiative to help a select number of residents who don’t have reliable and easy access to transportation get to work. The program is called Commuters Trust.