Smith appointed to House leadership role
DES MOINES -- This week House Speaker Kraig Paulsen (R-Hiawatha) appointed Rep. Jeff Smith (R-Okoboji) chair of the House Ethics Committee.
"Rep. Smith is a proven leader who works tirelessly on behalf of Iowans," Paulsen said.
Smith was elected in November to his second term in the Iowa House and was selected by his peers to serve as a House Assistant Majority Leader.
"I look forward to taking on this new role and I will work to ensure state government is more transparent and open," Smith said.
The Legislature convenes Jan. 14, 2013.