Though the House is still working, the Senate has settled on its committee assignments and chairmanships, and will convene at 3 p.m. to formalize that. New committee chairs are Sen. Steve Bair, R-Blackfoot, Agriculture; Sen. John Tippets, R-Montpelier, Commerce; Sen. Lee Heider, R-Twin Falls, Health & Welfare; Sen. Patti Anne Lodge, R-Huston, Judiciary & Rules; Sen. Jeff Siddoway, R-Terreton, Local Government & Taxation; and Sen. Bert Brackett, R-Rogerson, Transportation.
Continuing committee chairmen are Goedde, Education; Cameron, Finance; Pearce, Resources; and McKenzie, State Affairs.
You can read the full list here of all Senate committee assignments for the 2013 session.
Betsy Z. Russell covers Idaho news from The Spokesman-Review's bureau in Boise.
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