Runestad announces committee assignments

LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Jim Runestad on Monday announced his Senate committee assignments for the 100th Legislature.

Runestad has been assigned two committee leadership roles. He will chair the Finance Committee and serve as vice chair of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Justice and Public Safety.

In addition, Runestad will serve as a member of four standing committees: Appropriations; Education and Career Readiness; Families, Seniors, and Veterans; and Judiciary and Public Safety; and he will be a member of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Capital Outlay.

“I am honored to be sitting on so many committees, which will allow me the opportunity to serve the residents in my district and Michiganders statewide,” said Runestad, R-White Lake. “I am excited to get started.”

A full list of Senate committees and their memberships will be available soon online at www.MiSenateGOP.com. Click on the Committees tab.