Cook selected to serve on three House committees

Posted by: Devan Strebing  | Monday, December 19, 2016 11:00 am

STATEHOUSE (Dec. 19, 2016) — State Rep. Tony Cook (R-Cicero) was recently selected to serve as vice chair of the House Committee on Education.

He was also named to the House Committee on Family, Children and Human Affairs and the House Committee on Government and Regulatory Reform.

“With my background as an educator, I will be able to use my experience to foster and inform discussions in the House Committee on Education,” Cook said. “As a former school superintendent, I have experience working with local and state government, as well as working with all types of county, state and federal programs for families with children. I look forward to applying and sharing my expertise this coming session.”

Standing committee assignments are made biennially after each election. On Jan. 4, House lawmakers will convene at 1:30 p.m. in the House Chamber for the first day of the 2017 legislative session.

Standing committee hearings, which typically occur at the Statehouse in Indianapolis, can be viewed live online at iga.in.gov. This site also provides committee calendars and meeting agendas.

Click here to download the complete list of committee appointments.

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State Rep. Tony Cook (R-Cicero) represents House District 32, which includes

all of Tipton County and portions of Hamilton, Madison, Delaware, Howard and Grant counties. 

A high-resolution photo of Cook can be downloaded by clicking here.