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DeFrancisco named to head finance committee

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NEW YORK STATE -- Senator John DeFrancisco has been named the Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee. Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos says DeFrancisco will play a significant role in the Governor's proposed state budget.

Senator DeFrancisco said this on his new appointment: "I am anxious and excited to begin the hard work that is needed to remedy our State's financial situation. I am looking forward to working with Governor Cuomo toward the passage of a budget that serves the interests of all New Yorkers."

DeFrancisco and his committee will be responsible for reviewing appropriation bills as well as reviewing nominations for appointments by the Governor. ClientIP:, UserAgent: CCBot/2.0 ( Profile: TWCSAMLSP