Smaltz reappointed chair of House Public Policy Committee

Smaltz reappointed chair of House Public Policy Committee

Posted by: Jake Thompson  | Friday, December 7, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Dec. 7, 2018) – State Rep. Ben Smaltz (R-Auburn) was recently reappointed to serve as chair of the House Public Policy Committee.

Smaltz will also serve on the House Roads and Transportation Committee, House Joint Rules Committee, House Rules and Legislative Procedures Committee, and House Commerce, Small Business and Economic Development Committee.

“I am looking forward to leading the discussion on a variety of important issues facing our state to determine what is right for Indiana,” Smaltz said.

Standing committee assignments are made biennially after each election. House lawmakers will convene at 1:30 p.m. on Jan. 3 in the House Chamber for the first day of the 2019 legislative session.

“It’s been a busy summer and fall as lawmakers did a deep dive in many policy ideas,” Smaltz said. “I look forward to getting started and seeing many of the ideas formulated during that time take shape.”

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

Click here to download the complete list of committee appointments.


State Rep. Ben Smaltz (R-Auburn) represents House District 52,

which includes DeKalb County and portions of Allen and Steuben counties.

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