Powell named vice-chair of committee


COLUMBUS — Ohio House Speaker Bob Cupp (R-Lima) recently appointed State Rep. Jena Powell (R-Arcanum) as vice-chair of the Economic and Workforce Development Committee during the 134th General Assembly.

Powell is serving her second term as a state representative. She represents the 80th Ohio House District, which encompasses Miami County and a portion of Darke County.

“I am excited to play a key role in crafting policy that will promote job creation and attract investment in Ohio,” said Powell. “We will continue working to improve Ohio’s economic recovery and create more opportunities for the hardworking people in our communities.”

Powell will also serve on the following committees:

• Agriculture and Conservation

• Financial Institutions

• Ways and Means

“Serving on these crucial committees provides an important opportunity to represent our agricultural industry and work on regulatory and tax policy for our state,” added Powell.

House committees can be streamed live on www.ohiochannel.org.

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