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Sweeney Names Diegnan, Singleton & Gopal To Leadership Positions

TRENTON – Senate President Steve Sweeney announced today the appointment of Senator Patrick Diegnan (Middlesex) as Chairman of the Senate Transportation Committee, Senator Troy Singleton (Burlington) as Chairman of the Senate Military and Veterans Affairs Committee, and Senator Vin Gopal (Monmouth) to serve as Senate Majority Conference Leader and as Chairman of the bipartisan Legislative Manufacturing Caucus.

“These are talented and hard-working legislators with a record of accomplishment and a commitment to public service,” said Senator Sweeney. “They are taking on challenging responsibilities at a key time for the Legislature and for the State of New Jersey. I have full confidence in their ability to help move the state forward with an agenda for progress.

“Senator Diegnan will lead the Transportation Committee at a time of pressing needs for transportation reforms and improvements, Senator Singleton will assume responsibility for issues of importance to the veterans who have served our country with courage and sacrifice, and Senator Gopal will help manage the flow of bills and the work of the Senate Democratic Caucus and lead the efforts of the Manufacturing Caucus at a time when we are addressing so many demanding priorities. We will all work as a team with our legislative colleagues,” Senator Sweeney said.