Traffic advisory: Route 6 is closed in Farmington,   at the foot of the mountain, between New Britain Avenue and Hyde Road, Read More

Local News

Bye Tapped To Head Appropriations Committee

View Comments
State Senator Beth Bye (Courtesy Senate Democrats)

State Senator Beth Bye (Courtesy Senate Democrats)

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up

West Hartford’s Beth Bye has been chosen as the state senate chair of the powerful Appropriations Committee in the General Assembly.

Democratic State Senate President Don Williams made the announcement Wednesday.

Bye was chosen to take over for the departing state Senator Toni Harp, who was elected mayor of New Haven earlier this month.

In a statement, Willilams says Bye brings “passion and incredible work ethic” to her new position.

Bye says Harp leaves behind a great legacy and she is excited to meet the challenge.

The General Assembly reconvenes in February.

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 857 other followers