House Speaker Kraig Paulsen (R-Hiawatha) recently announced that Rep. Dawn Pettengill (R-Mt. Auburn) will serve as the chairwoman of the Administrative Rules Review committee. This committee brings oversight and transparency to the government rulemaking process on behalf of the entire legislature.
“No one is a tougher advocate for Iowans than Rep. Pettengill. I know as chair of the Administrative Rules Review committee she will fight to ensure state government is working on behalf of the people,” said Speaker Paulsen.
Pettengill was also appointed to the following committees: Commerce, State Government, Transportation and Government Oversight.
In addition, House Speaker Kraig Paulsen announced that Rep. Dean Fisher (R-Garwin) will serve as the Vice Chairman of the House Natural Resources committee.
“Rep. Fisher is a legislator who consistently puts his focus on helping get government out of the way so Iowans can be successful. He will be a tremendous leader on the Natural Resources committee,” said House Speaker Kraig Paulsen.
Fisher was also appointed to the following committees: Public Safety, Appropriations and the Education budget subcommittee.
The legislative session begins January 12, 2015.