The state Senator for the Brookfield and New Milford area has received his committee assignments. 30th District Senator Craig Miner will continue to be a ranking member of the Environment Committee. He will also hold that role on the Labor and Public Employees Committee, as well as be part of Appropriations. Miner will also be co-chair of the Regulation Review Committee. This joint bipartisan committee is made up of 6 senators and 8 representatives, divided equally by party. In keeping with the bipartisan nature of the committee the chairmanship changes every two years and pairs either a Senate Democrat and a House Republican or a Senate Republican and a House Democrat in the leadership role.