Waxman appointed chair of the Intergovernmental Affairs Subcommittee for the Phila. Delegation

HARRISBURG, Dec. 21 – State Rep. Ben Waxman, D-Phila., today announced that Phila. Delegation chair state Rep. Morgan Cephas has appointed Waxman as chair of the Phila. Delegation’s Intergovernmental Affairs Subcommittee.

“It’s my privilege and honor to take on these duties as a new member to the Pa. House,” Waxman said. “I’m very happy to be able to continue fostering relationships within government across all levels to ensure the House passes policies that reflect the values of Philadelphians. With this new majority, I’m looking forward to voting on more of our legislation.”

The Philadelphia Delegation Intergovernmental Affairs Subcommittee will facilitate communications with partners in city hall, city government organizations and NGO’s throughout the city of Philadelphia. This sub-committee will also facilitate communication with state departments and other state related organizations as they develop and analyze legislation for the benefit of the city of Philadelphia as well as the Commonwealth.

Waxman comes to the Delegation with a wealth of experience as a staff member in city and state government offices and will leverage that knowledge and involvement to foster relationships between all levels of government for clearer communication, understanding and connection of efforts for a better Philadelphia.