NASHVILLE - Two Northeast Tennessee House GOP lawmakers were named Thursday to chair two key committees.
State Rep. Jon Lundberg, R-Bristol, will chair the Civil Justice Committee, while state Rep. Matthew Hill, R-Jonesborough, will chair the Local Government Committee.
State Rep. Mike Harrison, R-Rogersville, will again chair the House Finance subcommittee, while state Rep. Tony Shipley, R-Kingsport, will chair the Criminal Justice subcommittee.
Freshman state Rep. Timothy Hill, R-Blountville, was appointed to serve on the House Business and Utilities Committee and Calendar and Rules Committee.
Lundberg was also appointed to serve on the Calendar and Rules Committee, as was Timothy Hill’s brother, state Rep. Matthew Hill. Lundberg was also appointed to the Insurance and Banking Committee. In addition to serving on the Criminal Justice Committee, Shipley will be on the House Health Committee.
Read more on this story in Friday's print edition of the Times-News.