Can't fight against the youth? House mulls bringing fresh faces to chairs, leadership

Can't fight against the youth? House mulls bringing fresh faces to chairs, leadership

Ambitious new lawmakers looking to run their own committee for years may have their dreams dashed before they even hold a gavel.

House Majority Leader Dave Reed (R-Indiana) contemplated moving a House resolution he introduced in spring to limit senior members to three sessions at the head of individual committees.

In the co-sponsor memo from the time, which also announced a redistricting commission and open primaries, Reed said his proposed changes would not change who is eligible and due for a chair, but is instead aimed to continually shake up committees.
Friday, October 19, 2018/Author: Stephen Caruso
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Briggs named new Democratic chair of House Health Committee

Briggs named new Democratic chair of House Health Committee

Rep. Tim Briggs (D-Montgomery) has been named the new minority chair of the House Health Committee.

The position was left vacant following the death of former chairman Flo Fabrizio last month.

Monday, August 27, 2018/Author: Stephen Caruso
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