Bray Names Senate Committee Chairs

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Bray was chosen as president pro tem in May. Bray was chosen as president pro tem in May.
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Indiana Senate President Pro Tempore Rod Bray (R-37) has named committee chairmanships for the 2019-2020 Indiana General Assembly. Republicans selected Bray for the position earlier this year, succeeding David Long, who retired after 12 years as president pro tem.

Bray has appointed Senator Mark Messmer (R-63) as majority floor leader and the Senate Republicans elected Jim Merritt (R-31) as majority caucus chair.

2019-2020 Senate committee chairmanships are:

Senate Committee on Agriculture – Sen. Jean Leising (R-Oldenburg)
Senate Committee on Appropriations – Sen. Ryan Mishler (R-Bremen)
Senate Committee on Commerce and Technology – Sen. Chip Perfect (R-Lawrenceburg)*
Senate Committee on Corrections and Criminal Law – Sen. Mike Young (R-Indianapolis)
Senate Committee on Education and Career Development – Sen. Jeff Raatz (R-Centerville)*
Senate Committee on Elections – Sen. Greg Walker (R-Columbus)
Senate Committee on Environmental Affairs – Sen. Mark Messmer (R-Jasper)*
Senate Committee on Ethics – Sen. Liz Brown (R-Fort Wayne)
Senate Committee on Family and Children Services – Sen. Ron Grooms (R-Jeffersonville)
Senate Committee on Health and Provider Services – Sen. Ed Charbonneau (R-Valparaiso)
Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Transportation – Sen. Mike Crider (R-Greenfield)
Senate Committee on Insurance and Financial Institutions – Sen. Eric Bassler (R-Washington)*
Senate Committee on Joint Rules – Sen. Mark Messmer (R-Jasper)*
Senate Committee on Judiciary – Sen. Randy Head (R-Logansport)*
Senate Committee on Local Government – Sen. Jim Buck (R-Kokomo)
Senate Committee on Natural Resources – Sen. Sue Glick (R-LaGrange)
Senate Committee on Pensions and Labor – Sen. Phil Boots (R-Crawfordsville)
Senate Committee on Public Policy – Sen. Ron Alting (R-Lafayette)
Senate Committee on Rules and Legislative Procedure – Sen. Rodric Bray (R-Martinsville)*
Senate Committee on Tax and Fiscal Policy – Sen. Travis Holdman (R-Markle)
Senate Committee on Utilities – Sen. Jim Merritt (R-Indianapolis)
Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs and the Military – Sen. Jim Tomes (R-Wadesville)*

* New chair

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