NEW SENATE PRESIDENT
posted by Christopher Conover
In a closed-door meeting, the majority party in the state Senate chose Sen. Steve Pierce as the new Senate President. Pierce is a rancher from Prescott. His seatmate is House Speaker Andy Tobin. Pierce was elected to the Senate in 2009 and has served as Majority Whip.
Pima County Sen. Frank Antenori was elected to serve as Majority Whip. Sen. Andy Biggs will remain the Senate Majority Leader.