Hawley reappointed deputy minority leader of Assembly Republicans

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 22 December 2020 at 10:33 am

Steve Hawley

State Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R-Batavia) has been reappointed deputy minority leader of the Republican conference in the State Assembly.

Hawley also will be serving on the committees for Agriculture, Insurance, Rules, Veterans’ Affairs and Ways and Means.

“I am honored to have been chosen once again to serve our conference as deputy minority leader, and look forward to continuing to use my role in our conference to give a voice to the people of the 139th Assembly District, as well as working people and families from all walks of life throughout our state,” Hawley said in a statement today.

The 139th Assembly District includes all of Genesee, most of Orleans and part of western Monroe counties.

Hawley, owner of an insurance business in Batavia, has been in the Assembly since winning a special election on February 28, 2006.

The Republicans in the Assembly re-elected Will Barclay of Pulaski as the minority leader .

“The members of the Assembly Minority Conference will continue to fight for policies to ensure the health and safety of our communities is maintained, to protect taxpayer dollars, preserve the resources for our schools and provide assistance to the small businesses on which we all rely,” Barclay said in a statement. “I look forward to a productive 2021 session, and working collaboratively with Speaker Heastie and his conference to develop solutions to some of the most important challenges our state has ever faced.”