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DAVID W. SWEET


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1977 48 Democrat
1978 48 Democrat
1979 48 Democrat
1980 48 Democrat
1981 48 Democrat
1982 48 Democrat
1983 48 Democrat
1984 48 Democrat
1985 48 Democrat
1986 48 Democrat
1987 48 Democrat
1988 48 Democrat
 Counties   Washington

Biography

10/08/1948 -

SWEET, David W., a Representative from Washington County; born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., October 8, 1948; graduated, Washington High School; B.A., University of Pennsylvania, 1970; M.A., University of Chicago, 1971; J.D., Dickinson School of Law, 1981; college professor; attorney; executive director, Mon-Valley Council of Governments (1974-1976); elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1976; served 5 more consecutive terms; appointed, Pennsylvania Public Television Network Commission (1981-1986); appointed, Local Government Commission (1983-1988); appointed, Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency (1985-1988); not a candidate for reelection to the House (1988); special counsel, Pennsylvania Economic Development Financing Authority; council, Commonwealth Finance Authority; council, County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania; chair, Pennsylvania Commission on Corrections Planning (1993-1994); campaign manager, Edward Rendell, gubernatorial election (2002); executive director, transition team, Governor Edward Rendell; attorney, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC; senior advisor, Office of the Governor (April 20, 2015-June 15, 2016); appointed, commissioner, Pennsylvania Utilities Commission (June 15, 2016-present).
 
 
 
Bibliography

Sweet, David W.  "Plans and Programs: The Correctional Cave of the Blind." Crime & Delinquency 19.3 (1973): 305-14.