Senator Fattman has been appointed to five Joint Standing Committees. Joint Standing Committees include membership from both the House and the Senate and are essential to the effective operation of the Commonwealth. Appointment to a committee allows members to develop and enhance their knowledge of certain matters under their jurisdiction. Committees monitor governmental operations, identify issues suitable for legislative review, and recommend courses of action. There are currently 27 Joint Standing Committees in the Massachusetts Legislature.
The five committees Senator Fattman will be a part of include: