Jan. 11, 2021

HARRISBURG – Speaker of the House Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster) announced the reappointment of Rep. Curt Sonney (R-Erie) as majority chairman of the Pennsylvania House Education Committee for the 2021-22 Legislative Session.

“I’m eager to continue my work to make real change in our state’s education system,” Sonney said. “The pandemic has shown we must be nimble and ready to adapt in order to best meet the needs of our learners. Some students have done well with remote learning, while many have struggled. This just reinforces a one-size-fits all approach to education is not the answer.”

The House Education Committee deals with issues pertaining to both basic and higher education.

Sonney took the oath of office last week for another two-year term. He was first elected to office in 2004. He also will be serving on the Professional Licensure Committee this legislative session.

The Professional Licensure Committee maintains jurisdiction over all legislation dealing with the 29 professional and occupational licensing boards located administratively in the Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs in the Department of State. Professionals range from physicians and cosmetologists to real estate agents and funeral directors. Additionally, the committee is charged with reviewing the various regulations put forward by the Department of State regarding licensed professionals.

For more information on Sonney, his legislative priorities, district events and committee happenings, go to RepSonney.com and sign up to receive his weekly email updates. You can also follow him on Facebook at RepSonney.com./Facebook.

Representative Curt Sonney
4th District
Pennsylvania House of Representatives

Media Contact: Tracy Polovick