Oregon House Democrats picked Rep. Dan Rayfield as the nominee to replace outing Speaker TIna Kotek.
Rep. Todd Gilbert is the new Speaker of the Virginia House..
Sen. Teresa Ruiz discusses her path to legislative leadership.
The Rhode Island Speaker of the House and Senate Majority Leader discuss plans for this session.
Rep. Claire Cronin will leave the legislature for her new role as a diplomat.
Current President Pro Tempore Jimmy Hickey is seeking to be re-elected by his colleagues.
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Ninety women serve as speaker of the House, president of the Senate, speaker pro tem, Senate president pro tem, majority leader or minority leader for the 2022 legislative session. This is the highest number of women serving in leadership.