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Pennsylvania State Senate

Jane Clare Orie



Session Position District Party
2001 40 Republican
2002 40 Republican
2003 40 Republican
2004 40 Republican
2005 40 Republican
2006 40 Republican
2007 Whip 40 Republican
2008 Whip 40 Republican
2009 Whip 40 Republican
2010 Whip 40 Republican
2011 40 Republican
2012 40 Republican
 Counties   Allegheny, Butler, Westmoreland


1961 -

Jane C. Orie, born in 1961, in Pgh., daughter of Dr. John R. and the late Patricia R. Orie; Vincentian H.S., 1980; Franklin & Marshall Coll. (B.A.), 1984; Duquesne Univ. Sch. of Law (J.D.), 1987; frmr. state dep. atty. gen.: Div. of Crim. Prosecution; frmr. asst. dist. atty.: Allegheny Co; mem.: Amer., Pa., & Allegheny Co. Bar Assns., Pa. Dist. Atty. Assn., UPMC Passavant, Women in Govt., Arsenal Fam. and Children’s Ctr., Fam. Resources Adv. Bd.; num. other commun. orgs.; awds.: Military Order of the Cootie of the U.S. Disting. Svc. Awd.-2007, Soldiers & Sailors Patriot Awd.-2007, PA Fed. of Museums & Hist. Org. Exec. Dir. Awd.-2007, ACHIEVA-Exc. in Govt. Svc.-2006, Champ. of Hope & Healing-2006, Elected Official of the Yr.-2006, Leg. Adv. of the Yr.-2006, Family Resources of PA Blue Ribbon Awd.-2006, Pa. Bar Assn. Liberty Bell-2005, W. View Post #2754 Medal of Commend.-2005, Triumph Awd.-2005, State Official of the Yr.-2005, Civil Air Patrol-2005, num. other awds.; frmr. Pa. House of Rep.; elected to the Pa. Senate in a special election March 20, 2001; elected Maj. Whip 2007 – 1st Pa. woman in Sen. Ldrshp.; v. chair: Rule & Exec. Nomin. Comm; chair.: Sen. Autism Comm., Lupus Caucus; mem.: PCCD, Interbranch Comm. for Gender, Racial & Ethnic Fairness, Port of Pgh. Comm. Resigned from the Senate on May 21, 2012.