Nevada Democrats pick leadership, name committee chairs for upcoming session

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Leadership positions in the Nevada Senate were announced Monday, just nine days after Senate Democrats unanimously reelected Nicole Cannizzarro as Senate Majority Leader.

“I am proud to announce our leadership team and committee chairs for the 2021 Legislative Session,” Cannizzaro said. “It is an honor to serve as leader of one of the most diverse legislative caucuses in the country. Our members all bring invaluable knowledge and experience to the policymaking process, and Nevadans will be well represented with this team in place.”

Leadership positions:

Assistant Majority Leader: Senator Julia Ratti
Chief Majority Whip: Senator Pat Spearman
Co-Majority Whip: Senator Marilyn Dondero Loop
Co-Majority Whip: Senator Chris Brooks
President Pro Tempore: Senator Mo Denis

Committee chairs:

Commerce and Labor:
Senator Pat Spearman, Chair
Senator Yvanna Cancela, Vice Chair

Senator Mo Denis, Chair
Senator Marilyn Dondero Loop, Vice Chair

Senator Chris Brooks, Chair
Senator Mo Denis, Vice Chair

Government Affairs:
Senator Marilyn Dondero Loop, Chair
Senator James Ohrenschall, Vice Chair

Growth and Infrastructure:
Senator Dallas Harris, Chair
Senator Chris Brooks, Vice Chair

Health and Human Services:
Senator Julia Ratti, Chair
Senator Pat Spearman, Vice Chair

Senator Melanie Scheible, Chair
Senator Nicole Cannizzaro, Vice Chair

Legislative Operations and Elections:
Senator James Ohrenschall, Chair
Senator Roberta Lange, Vice Chair

Natural Resources:
Senator Yvanna Cancela, Chair
Senator Melanie Scheible, Vice Chair

Revenue and Economic Development:
Senator Dina Neal, Chair
Senator Julia Ratti, Vice Chair

Committee members will be announced at a later date.

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