HomePublicationsNewsletter ArchiveNewslettersVolume 23Issue 4Michigan Legislature Releases Committee Assignments

On February 1, 2017, the Michigan House of Representatives released its committee assignments. In particular, the House and Senate Agriculture Committees, which have worked with previous Horse Racing Bills, and the House and Senate Regulatory Reform Committees, which review various state gaming laws, are composed as follows:

House Agriculture Committee

· Tom Barrett (R-Potterville) Committee Chair

· Julie Alexander (R-Hanover) Majority Vice-Chair

· Dan Lauwers (R-Brockway Township)

· Gary Howell (R-Lapeer)

· Thomas Albert (R-Lowell)

· Julie Calley (R-Portland)

· Ben Frederick (R-Owosso)

· Brian Elder (D-Bay City) Minority Vice-Chair

· John Kivela (D-Marquette)

· Phil Phelps (D-Flushing)

· Terry Sabo (D-Muskegon)

· Tim Sneller (D-Burton)

Senate Agriculture Committee

· Joe Hune (R-Hamburg) Committee Chair

· Mike Green (R-Mayville) Majority Vice-Chair

· Wayne A Schmidt (R-Traverse City)

· Darwin L Booher (R-Evart)

· Jim Ananich (D-Flint) Minority Vice-Chair

House Regulatory Reform Committee

· Brandt Iden (R-Kalamazoo) Committee Chair

· Joseph Bellino (R-Monroe) Majority Vice-Chair

· Kathy Crawford (R-Novie)

· Eric Leutheuser (R-Hillsdale)

· Lana Theis (R-Brighton Township)

· Michael Webber (R-Rochester Hills)

· Beth Griffin (R-Mattawan)

· Roger Hauck (R-Mt. Pleasant)

· Michele Hoitenga (R-Manton)

· John Reilly (R-Oakland Township)

· Jeremy Moss (D-Southfield) Minority-Vice Chair

· Scott Dianda (D-Calumet)

· John Chirkun (D-Roseville)

· Frank Liberati (D-Allen Park)

· Leslie Love (D-Detroit)

· Jewell Jones (D-Dearborn Heights)

Senate Regulatory Reform Committee

· Tory Rocca (R-Sterling Heights) Committee Chair

· Rick Jones (R-Grand Ledge) Majority Vice-Chair

· Marty Knollenberg (R-Troy)

· Mike Kowall (R-White Lake)

· Peter MacGregor (R-Rockford)

· Joe Hune (R-Hamburg)

· Rebekah Warren (D-Ann Arbor) Minority Vice-Chair

· Curtis Hertel Jr. (D-Meridian Township)

· Bert Johnson (D-Highland Park)

The Senate committee assignments remain the same as they were during the 2016 session.


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