Former Army Under Secretary, Bristol Native Appointed to New Position by Governor-Elect Shapiro

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The politician was selected to the Governor-Elect's board.

A Bucks County native and former Under Secretary of the Army has been selected to a new position in the Pennsylvania government.

Patrick J. Murphy, the former United States Under Secretary of the Army and a Bristol native, was recently named Chairman of Governor-Elect Josh Shapiro’s Law Enforcement, Emergency Preparedness, & Community Safety Policy team.

The former Congressman will be responsible for collaborating with the Governor-Elect’s Transition Team on establishing policy for the incoming administration.

“It’s an honor to serve the people of Pennsylvania as the Chairman of Governor-Elect Shapiro’s public safety committee,” Murphy said. “The Governor-Elect and I share a commitment to public safety – it’s one of the core functions of government.”

“I’ve known Governor-Elect Shapiro since I came back from Iraq, where I prosecuted terrorists, and trust in his plans for making Pennsylvania a safer place. I look forward to getting to work.”

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