Rep. Benson to Chair Committee on State Administration and Regulatory Oversight

BOSTON – State Representative Jennifer Benson (D-Lunenburg) has been named the House Chair of the Joint Committee on State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.

“It is an honor to have been named by Speaker DeLeo to serve as the House Chair of the Joint Committee on State Administration and Regulatory Oversight,” said Representative Benson. “I am looking forward to working with Senator Timilty to lead the Committee as we examine legislation and collect testimony on bills related to state regulations and government administration.”

The Joint Committee on State Administration and Regulatory Oversight considers matters regarding public contracts, public construction, state regulations, state agencies, lobbyist reporting laws, and open meeting laws. There are currently 278 bills before the Committee.

Representative Benson previously served as the House Chair of the Joint Committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure, and the acting House Chair of the Joint Committee on Health Care Finance. She was first elected to the House of Representatives in 2008.