Rep. Teri Hickel appointed to House Community Development, Housing and Tribal Affairs,
Rep. Teri Hickel has been appointed to the House Community Development, Housing and Tribal Affairs Committee, Transportation and Rules committees by House Speaker Frank Chopp.
“I am honored and excited to serve the citizens of the 30th District. I feel these assignments will allow me to address some of the key issues facing our district and state,” said Hickel, R-Federal Way. “I look forward to making informed decisions on key issues, specifically the outdated education funding system, community development and affordable housing, and transportation.”
The House Community Development, Housing and Tribal Affairs Committee considers issues relating to community development, veterans, tourism and the government-to-government relationship of the state and Indian tribes. The committee also considers bills relating to housing, including the accessibility and affordability of housing, state assistance to low-income housing, housing authorities and the Housing Finance Commission.
The House Transportation Committee considers the transportation budget, revenue sources for transportation funding, and issues relating to transportation policy and transportation agencies, including the Washington State Department of Transportation and the Washington State Patrol.
The House Rules Committee considers all bills reported from policy and fiscal committees and determines whether, and in what order, to schedule their consideration on the floor of the House. The committee also reviews, adopts and schedules consideration of floor resolutions.
Rep. Teri Hickel can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org and by phone at (360) 786-7830.
The 2016 legislative session starts on Jan. 11 and is scheduled to last for 60 days.
###Washington State House Republican Communications