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Morelle appointed NYS Assembly Majority Leader

Posted at: 01/09/2013 1:43 PM

On Wednesday, State Assemblyman Joe Morelle, (D) Irondequoit, was appointed by Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver as New York State Assembly Majority leader. This position is the Chamber's second-highest post.

The majority leader is responsible for the day-to-day operational duties of the Assembly chamber, including running the floor during debates.

Morelle was first elected to the New York State Assembly in 1990.