Meskers Appointed House Chair of Commerce Committee

Speaker Ritter and Majority Leader Rojas appointed State Rep. Steve Meskers (D-150) as House Chair of the Commerce Committee.

“Steve’s career in finance and overall dedication to policies that improve the state’s economy make him a great choice to lead the Commerce Committee,” Speaker Ritter said in a release. “This committee is focused on business development and growth, two issues that Steve is passionate about.”

Majority Leader Rojas said, “I had the privilege of serving with Rep. Meskers as members of the Finance Committee and he has been focused on business climate and economic growth since becoming a member of the legislature. Supporting Connecticut’s employer community will continue to be a focus of the legislature’s work for years to come. Rep. Meskers has a proven track record as a committed and dedicated legislator, and I look forward to working with him in this new role to
build upon efforts to spur job creation and economic growth.”

“I am honored and excited to be appointed Chair of the Commerce Committee and am looking forward to working with the administration and furthering its pro-business agenda,” Rep. Meskers said. “I thank Speaker Ritter and Majority Leader Rojas for placing their confidence in me to lead this Committee.”