Eye On Boise

New House committee chairs include Henderson, Anderson, Hartgen, Collins

New House committee chairs' names have been read across the desk. Among them: Rep. Frank Henderson, R-Post Falls, is the new chairman of the Business Committee, and Rep. Eric Anderson, R-Priest Lake, is the new chair of Ways & Means.

Rep. Stephen Hartgen, R-Twin Falls, will chair Commerce; Rep. Lenore Barret will remain as Local Government chair; and Rep. Joe Palmer will remain as Transportation chair. Rep. Gary Collins will chair Rev & Tax, with Rep. JoAn Wood, R-Rigby, as vice-chair.

The Health & Welfare Committee will move its meetings to mornings, and it will have privileged-committee status.

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