PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Pennsylvania State Rep. Brian Sims is looking for a new job in Harrisburg — lieutenant governor. Sims became the first candidate to officially launch his campaign for the commonwealth’s No. 2 job.
After 10 years in the State House, I’ve taken the lessons that my parents taught me & reinforced them in my work as a legislator: to take responsibility, commit to service, be courageous, & push for fairness.READ MORE: 25-Year-Old Woman Robbed After Offering $5 To Suspect Asking For Money In Fairmount, Philadelphia Police Say
I’m ready to take these values to lead the Commonwealth. pic.twitter.com/lcNmYQghgr
— Brian Sims (@BrianSimsPA) February 15, 2021READ MORE: Thieves Steal ATM From West Philadelphia Laundromat
He’s represented parts of Center City in the State House since 2012.
Sims is also the first openly gay person elected to the Pennsylvania General Assembly.MORE NEWS: A Behind-The-Scenes Look At Longwood Gardens' $250 Million Expansion Project That Gets Underway Today
The current lieutenant governor, John Fetterman, is running for a seat in the U.S. Senate next year.