BOSTON REP. JEFF SANCHEZ TAPPED FOR HOUSE WAYS AND MEANS CHAIRMANSHIP
By Michael P. Norton
STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE
JULY 16, 2017.....Boston Democrat Rep. Jeffrey Sanchez will succeed outgoing Rep. Brian Dempsey as chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, a pivotal fiscal affairs and policymaking post in state government.
The state representative from Jaimaica Plain currently helms the Health Care Financing Committee and previously co-chaired the Legislature's Joint Committee on Public Health. He has been active on economic justice issues and legislation aimed at addressing racial and ethnic health disparities, and recently co-chaired a special commission that examined price disparities in the health care sector.
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