Iowa State Capitol December 2014(DES MOINES) – Monday, House Speaker Kraig Paulsen (R-Hiawatha) announced the standing and budget committee chairs for the eighty-sixth General Assembly which begins January 12, 2015.  They are as follows:

Standing Committees

Administrative Rules Review:  Rep. Dawn Pettengill (R-Mount Auburn)

Administration and Rules:  Rep. Walt Rogers (R-Cedar Falls)

Agriculture:  Rep. Pat Grassley (R-New Hartford)

Appropriations:  Rep. Chuck Soderberg (R-Le Mars)

Commerce:  Rep. Peter Cownie (R-West Des Moines)

Economic Growth:  Rep. Mary Ann Hanusa (R-Council Bluffs)

Education:  Rep. Ron Jorgensen (R-Sioux City)

Environmental Protection:  Rep. Megan Jones (R-Sioux Rapids)

Ethics:  Rep. Rob Taylor (R-West Des Moines)

Government Oversight:  Rep. Bobby Kaufmann (R-Wilton)

Human Resources:  Rep. Linda Miller (R-Bettendorf)

International Relations:  Rep. Jake Highfill (R-Johnston)

Judiciary:  Rep. Chip Baltimore (R-Boone)

Labor:  Rep. Greg Forristall (R-Macedonia)

Local Government:  Rep. Kevin Koester (R-Ankeny)

Natural Resources:  Rep. Brian Moore (R-Bellevue)

Public Safety:  Rep. Clel Baudler (R-Greenfield)

State Government:  Rep. Guy Vander Linden (R-Oskaloosa)

Transportation:  Rep. Josh Byrnes (R-Osage)

Veterans Affairs:  Rep. Quentin Stanerson (R-Center Point)

Ways and Means:  Rep. Tom Sands (R-Wapello)

Appropriations Subcommittees:

Administration and Regulation:    Rep. John Landon (R-Ankeny)

Agriculture and Natural Resources:  Rep. Jack Drake (R-Griswold)

Economic Development:  Rep. Dave Deyoe (R-Nevada)

Education:  Rep. Cecil Dolecheck (R-Mt. Ayr)

Health and Human Services:  Rep. Dave Heaton (R-Mount Pleasant)

Justice Systems:  Rep. Gary Worthan (R-Storm Lake)

Transportation, Infrastructure and Capitals:  Rep. Dan Huseman (R-Aurelia)

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