Joe Pittman swearing in

Sen. Joe Pittman celebrated with his wife, Gina, and children after being sworn in Monday.

Shortly before 1:45 p.m. Monday, state Sen. Joe Pittman, R-Indiana, was sworn in along with fellow new state Sen. Douglas Mastriano, R-Franklin County, to serve interim terms in the state Senate.

With members of their respective families at their side, Pittman and Mastriano received the oath of office from Commonwealth Court Judge P. Kevin Brobson.