Steve Scalise was elected to the Louisiana House of Representatives in 1995 with 68% of the vote against two opponents in his first run for public office. He was re-elected in 1999 against a well-financed opponent and again in 2003 without opposition.
Rep. Scalise is a member of the following committees: Appropriations (elected by legislative peers from the 1st Congressional District), Labor & Industrial Relations, Insurance, and Joint Legislative Committee on the Budget.
Rep. Scalise is employed as a Systems Engineer for a local technology company and serves as a Board Member for America of New Orleans, the American Italian Renaissance Foundation and Jefferson Senior Center.
Rep. Scalise is a graduate from Rummel High School and has a Degree in Computer Science from Louisiana State University and a minor in Political Science. He is married to the former Jennifer Letulle.
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