Dawkins takes oath of office for start of 2019-20 session


  HARRISBURG, Jan. 1 – State Rep. Jason Dawkins today was sworn in to office to represent the 179th Legislative District during a ceremony that ushered in the 2019-20 legislative session at the Pennsylvania Capitol.

“I am excited and honored to continue to serve my community and district as its state representative,” Dawkins said. “I am looking forward to working with my colleagues to continue our efforts to make Pennsylvania a safe place to live, work and raise a family, including efforts to reform our state’s criminal justice system, promote workforce development and further education opportunities for all.”

Dawkins was re-elected to his third term in office Nov. 6. He was recently elected as chairman of the Philadelphia County Delegation and is a member of the Pennsylvania Legislative Black Caucus.

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