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Grassley Named House Appropriations Chairman

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Representative Pat Grassley (R-New Hartford) has been selected as the new House Appropriations Chairman today. Grassley was selected by Speaker-Select Linda Upmeyer (R-Clear Lake). Grassley will replace former Rep. Chuck Soderberg, who resigned earlier this week.

Grassley was first elected in 2006. Prior to his selection as Appropriations Chairman, Grassley most recently served as Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee since 2013. He also was Chairman of the House Economic Growth Committee from 2011-2013.

A new House Agriculture Committee Chair will be selected at a later date.

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