Zent to chair House Committee on Local Government

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

STATEHOUSE (Dec. 19, 2016) — State Rep. Denny Zent (R-Angola) was recently selected to serve as chair of the House Committee on Local Government.

He was also named to the House Committee on Public Health and the House Committee on Veterans Affairs and Public Safety

“These committee assignments reflect members’ unique skill sets and interests,” Zent said. “As a healthcare provider and a veteran, I look forward to these committee assignments which are in addition to my chairmanship of the House Committee on Local Government. I look forward to learning from my fellow representatives and the public as we seek to provide solutions that keep Indiana moving in the right direction.”

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. Denny Zent (R-Angola) represents House District 51,

which includes most of LaGrange and Steuben counties.

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