State Sen. Jen Metzger, D-Rosendale, gets committee assignments

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Metzger, D-Rosendale, will chair the Senate Agriculture Committee and will serve on the Environmental Conservation, Education, Health, Energy and Telecommunications, and Local Government committees.

Prior to her election as state senator, Metzger served in local government for more than a decade, chairing the Rosendale Environmental Commission for many years and serving on the Town Board as a councilwoman and as deputy town supervisor.

Metzger was co-founder and director of the nonprofit Citizens for Local Power, a utility watchdog that works to transform energy policy and ...elp communities shift to a clean energy economy. She holds a Ph.D. in political science from Rutgers University.

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