Rep. Chelsa Wagner was elected to her first term in the Pennsylvania State House in 2006, becoming one of the two women to be elected for the first time for a full term in the State House from the City of Pittsburgh. Approximately two-thirds of Rep. Wagner’s district is in the City of Pittsburgh, with the other one-third spanning suburban communities to the city’s south.
In the House, Rep. Wagner’s committee assignments include Transportation, Judiciary, Education and Commerce. She also concentrates much of her policy work and advocacy in the areas of urban renewal and community development. Rep. Wagner holds a bachelor’s degree in Public Policy from the University of Chicago, and is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh Law School.