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On Monday,  Iowa Senate Majority Leader Jack Whitver (R-Ankeny) released committee assignments for members of the Iowa Senate Majority for the Eighty-Eighth General Assembly.

The standing committees assignments are:

Appropriations

  • State Senator Michael Breitbach (R-Strawberry Point) – Chair 
  • State Senator Tim Kraayenbrink (R-Ft. Dodge) – Vice Chair
  • State Senator Tom Greene (R-Burlington)
  • State Senator Ken Rozenboom (R-Oskaloosa)
  • State Senator Julian Garrett (R-Cumming)
  • State Senator Mark Costello (R-Imogene)
  • State Senator Mark Lofgren (R-Muscatine)
  • State Senator Tom Shipley (R-Nodaway)
  • State Senator Dennis Guth (R-Klemme)
  • State Senator Craig Johnson (R-Independence)
  • State Senator Carrie Koelker (R-Dyersville)
  • State Senator Mariannette Miller-Meeks (R-Ottumwa)
  • State Senator Charles Schneider (R-West Des Moines)

Agriculture

  • State Senator Dan Zumbach (R-Ryan) – Chair
  • State Senator Annette Sweeney (R-Alden) – Vice Chair
  • State Senator Waylon Brown (R-St. Ansgar)
  • State Senator Jeff Edler (R-State Center)
  • Senator Shipley
  • State Senator Tim Kapucian (R-Keystone)
  • Senator Rozenboom
  • Senator Costello

Commerce

  • State Senator Jake Chapman (R-Adel) – Chair
  • Senator Koelker – Vice Chair
  • Senator Brown
  • State Senator Dan Dawson (R-Council Bluffs)
  • State Senator Amy Sinclair (R-Allerton)
  • Senator Breitbach
  • Senator Miller-Meeks
  • State Senator Randy Feenstra (R-Hull)
  • Senator Johnson
  • State Senator Roby Smith (R-Davenport)
  • State Senator Zach Nunn (R-Bondurant)

Education

  • Senator Sinclair – Chair
  • State Senator Chris Cournoyer (R-Pleasant Valley) – Vice Chair
  • Senator Sweeney
  • State Senator Jerry Behn (R-Boone)
  • Senator Kraayenbrink
  • Senator Lofgren
  • Senator Rozenboom
  • Senator Johnson
  • State Senator Brad Zaun (R-Urbandale)
  • Senator Edler

Ethics

  • Senator Costello – Chair
  • Senator Behn – Vice Chair
  • Senator Sweeney

Government Oversight

  • Senator Sinclair – Chair
  • Senator Lofgren – Vice Chair
  • State Senator Zach Whiting (R-Spirit Lake)

Human Resources

  • Senator Miller-Meeks – Chair
  • State Senator Mark Segebart (R-Vail) – Vice Chair
  • Senator Johnson
  • Senator Costello
  • Senator Garrett
  • State Senator Jim Carlin (R-Sioux City)
  • Senator Edler
  • Senator Greene

Judiciary

  • Senator Zaun – Chair
  • Senator Dawson – Vice Chair
  • Senator Garrett
  • Senator Chapman
  • Senator Nunn
  • Senator Shipley
  • Senator Sweeney
  • State Senator Jason Schultz (R-Schleswig)
  • Senator Whiting
  • Senator Sinclair

Labor

  • Senator Schultz – Chair
  • Senator Whiting – Vice Chair
  • Senator Koelker
  • Senator Guth
  • Senator Brown
  • Senator Nunn
  • Senator Carlin

Local Government

  • Senator Edler – Chair
  • Senator Greene – Vice Chair
  • Senator Kraayenbrink
  • Senator Lofgren
  • Senator Guth
  • Senator Garrett
  • Senator Segebart

Natural Resources

  • Senator Rozenboom – Chair
  • Senator Shipley – Vice Chair
  • Senator Zumbach
  • Senator Behn
  • Senator Kapucian
  • Senator Cournoyer
  • Senator Sweeney
  • Senator Segebart

Rules

  • Senator Whitver – Chair
  • Senator Schneider – Vice Chair
  • Senator Sinclair
  • Senator Behn
  • Senator Feenstra
  • Senator Smith
  • Senator Chapman

State Government

  • Senator Smith – Chair
  • Senator Johnson – Vice Chair
  • Senator Chapman
  • Senator Dawson
  • Senator Feenstra
  • Senator Schultz
  • Senator Miller-Meeks
  • Senator Whiting
  • Senator Cournoyer
  • Senator Zaun

Transportation

  • Senator Kapucian – Chair
  • Senator Brown – Vice Chair
  • Senator Breitbach 
  • Senator Shipley
  • Senator Whiting
  • Senator Cournoyer
  • Senator Koelker
  • Senator Zumbach

Veterans Affairs

  • Senator Dawson – Chair
  • Senator Miller-Meeks – Vice Chair
  • Senator Koelker
  • Senator Costello
  • Senator Edler
  • Senator Carlin
  • Senator Lofgren

Ways and Means

  • Senator Feenstra – Chair
  • Senator Dawson – Vice Chair
  • Senator Behn
  • Senator Chapman
  • Senator Smith
  • Senator Sweeney
  • Senator Nunn
  • Senator Edler
  • Senator Schultz
  • Senator Brown
  • Senator Carlin

The appointments to the Appropriations subcommittees are: 

Administration and Regulation

  • Senator Guth – Chair
  • Senator Zumbach – Vice Chair
  • Senator Whiting

Agriculture & Natural Resources

  • Senator Shipley – Chair
  • Senator Rozenboom – Vice Chair
  • Senator Sweeney

Education 

  • Senator Kraayenbrink – Chair
  • Senator Sinclair – Vice Chair
  • Senator Koelker

Justice Systems

  • Senator Garrett – Chair
  • Senator Nunn – Vice Chair
  • Senator Carlin

Health and Human Services

  • Senator Costello – Chair
  • Senator Edler – Vice Chair
  • Senator Miller-Meeks

Transportation, Infrastructure, and Capitals

  • Senator Johnson – Chair
  • Senator Smith – Vice Chair
  • Senator Dawson

Economic Development

  • Senator Lofgren – Chair
  • Senator Greene – Vice Chair
  • Senator Cournoyer

The assignments to permanent statutory committees are:

Administrative Rules Review                                    

  • Senator Brown – Vice Chair                                                                            
  • Senator Costello                                                             
  • Senator Whiting  

Public Retirement Systems                                        

  • Senator Schneider – Co-Chair
  • Senator Lofgren                                                           
  • Senator Breitbach 

State Government Efficiency

  • Senator Smith – Co-Chair
  • Senator Brown
  • Senator Johnson

Commission on Interstate Cooperation

  • Senator Shipley – Co-Chair 
  • Senator Garrett
  • Senator Lofgren
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