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2015 PA General Assembly Information & How To Find Your Legislator

Search for your Legislators by your address or county on the official Pennsylvania General Assembly‘s website.

It is important to learn about your Senator and House Representative before you contact or visit them.  You will be able to see their district maps, contact information, committee assignments and sponsored legislation.

The General Assembly website has information on Pennsylvania state government and history as well.

2015 House Committee Chairs relevant to Arts and Education

Children & Youth

Chair Kathy Watson (R-Bucks) & Minority Chair Scott Conklin (D-Centre)


Chair Stan Saylor (R-York) & Minority Chair James Roebuck (D-Philadelphia)

Tourism & Recreational Development

Chair David S. Hickernell (R-Dauphin 7 Lancaster) & Minority Chair Thaddeus Kirkland (D-Delaware)

2015 Senate Committee Chairs relevant to Arts and Education

Aging & Youth

Chair Michele Brooks (R-Crawford, Erie, Mercer & Warren) & Minority Chair Arthur L. Haywood, III (D-Montgomery & Philadelphia)


Chair Lloyd K. Smucker (R-Lancaster) & Minority Chair Andrew Dinniman (D-Chester & Montgomery)

Community, Economic & Recreational Development

Chair Kim L. Ward (R-Westmoreland) & Minority Chair Sean Wiley (D-Erie)

Legislative Members of the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts

Representative Brian Sims (D-Philadelphia)
Senator Charles T. McIlhinney, Jr. (R-Doylestown)
Representative Tina Pickett (R-Towanda)
Senator Christine M. Tartaglione (D-Philadelphia)

Chairs of the Bicameral, Bipartisan Legislative Arts & Culture Caucus

Senator Jay Costa (D-Allegheny)
Senator Patrick Browne (R-Northampton/Leigh Counties)
Representative Stan Saylor (R-York County)
Representative Tim Briggs (D-Montgomery County)