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Today, Senate Majority Leader Jack Whitver, R-Ankeny, announced chairs and vice chairs of Senate standing committees for the eighty-ninth Iowa General Assembly.

Agriculture

Senator Zumbach – Chair

Senator Sweeney – Vice Chair

Appropriations

Senator Kraayenbrink– Chair

Senator Lofgren – Vice Chair

Commerce

Senator Schultz – Chair

Senator Koelker – Vice Chair

Education

Senator Sinclair – Chair

Senator Taylor – Vice Chair

Ethics

Senator Koelker – Chair

Senator Carlin – Vice Chair

Government Oversight

Senator Schultz – Chair

Senator Williams – Vice Chair

Human Resources

Senator Edler – Chair

Senator Costello – Vice Chair

Judiciary

Senator Zaun – Chair

Senator Garrett – Vice Chair

Labor

Senator Whiting– Chair

Senator Green – Vice Chair

Local Government

Senator Shipley – Chair

Senator Klimesh – Vice Chair

Natural Resources

Senator Sweeney – Chair

Senator Driscoll – Vice Chair

Rules

Senator Whitver – Chair

Senator Chapman – Vice Chair

State Government

Senator Smith – Chair

Senator  Cournoyer – Vice Chair

Transportation

Senator Brown – Chair

Senator Shipley – Vice Chair

Veterans Affairs

Senator Carlin – Chair

Senator Reichman – Vice Chair

Ways and Means

Senator Dawson – Chair

Senator Goodwin – Vice Chair

The Appropriations subcommittee chairs are:

Administration and Regulation

Senator Guth – Chair

Agriculture & Natural Resources

Senator Rozenboom – Chair

Economic Development

Senator Lofgren – Chair

Education

Senator Cournoyer  – Chair

Health and Human Services

Senator Costello – Chair

Justice Systems

Senator Garrett – Chair

Transportation, Infrastructure, and Capitals

Senator Johnson – Chair

Senator Zach Whiting will be the vice chair of the Administrative Rules Review Committee.

Senator Zach Nunn will remain on military duty through the 2021 Legislative Session.