LANSING, Mich., Jan. 12, 2023 — Speaker of the House Joe Tate (D-Detroit) today announced the chairs of the Michigan House of Representatives standing committees, subcommittees and appropriations subcommittees.

“The committee process is invaluable to the work of the Legislature,” said Tate.  “Committee is where residents and stakeholders can make known their positions on public policy and where legislators can get a better understanding of the potential impact of newly introduced laws.  House Democrats are eager to begin committee work and to make good on the promises made to the people of Michigan.”

House Standing Committees and chairs are listed below:

Agriculture: Rep. Reggie Miller (D-Van Buren Twp.)

Appropriations: Rep. Angela Witwer (Delta Twp.)

Criminal Justice: Rep. Kara Hope (D-Holt)

Economic Development and Small Business: Rep. Jason Hoskins (D-Southfield)

Housing Subcommittee: Kevin Coleman (D-Westland)

Education: Rep. Matt Koleszar (D-Plymouth)

Elections: Rep. Penelope Tsernoglou (D-East Lansing)

Energy, Communications, and Technology:  Rep. Helena Scott (D-Detroit)

Ethics and Oversight: Rep. Erin Byrnes (D-Dearborn)

Families, Children, and Seniors: Rep. Stephanie A. Young (D-Detroit)

Government Operations: Rep. Tullio Liberati (D-Allen Park)

Health Policy: Rep. Julie M. Rogers (D-Kalamazoo)

Behavioral Health Subcommittee: Rep. Felicia Brabec (D-Pittsfield)

Higher Education: Rep. Carol Glanville (D-Walker)

Insurance and Financial Services: Rep. Brenda Carter (D-Pontiac)

Joint Committee on Administrative Rules (JCAR): Rep. Jim Haadsma (D-Battle Creek)

Judiciary: Rep. Kelly Breen (D-Novi)

Labor: Rep. Jim Haadsma (D-Battle Creek)

Local Government and Municipal Finance: Rep. John Fitzgerald (D-Wyoming)

Military, Veterans, and Homeland Security: Rep. Jennifer Conlin (D-Ann Arbor)

Natural Resources, Environment, Tourism and Outdoor Recreation: Rep. Laurie Pohutsky (D-Livonia)

Regulatory Reform: Rep. Tyrone Carter (D-Detroit)

Tax Policy: Rep. Cynthia Neeley (D-Flint)

Transportation, Mobility and Infrastructure: Rep. Nate Shannon (D-Sterling Heights)


House Appropriations Subcommittees and chairs are listed below:

Corrections: Rep. Amos O’Neal (D-Saginaw)

Department of Agriculture and Rural Development/Department of Natural Resources: Rep. Julie Brixie (D-Okemos)

Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy: Rep. Rachel Hood (D-Grand Rapids)

Department of Health and Human Services: Rep. Christine Morse (D-Texas Twp.)

Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity: Rep. Will Snyder (D-Muskegon)

Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs/Insurance and Financial Services: Rep. Phil Skaggs (D-East Grand Rapids)

Department of Military and Veterans Affairs and State Police: Rep. Jason Morgan (D-Ann Arbor)

General Government: Rep. Felicia Brabec (D-Ann Arbor)

Higher Education and Community Colleges: Rep. Samantha Steckloff (D-Farmington Hills)

Joint Capital Outlay: Rep. Natalie Price (D-Berkley)

Judiciary: Rep. Jimmie Wilson, Jr. (D-Ypsilanti)

School Aid and Department of Education: Rep. Regina Weiss (D-Oak Park)

Transportation: Rep. Ranjeev Puri (D-Canton)

“Our caucus members bring diverse skillsets and experiences to the law-making process.  Their collective knowledge and passion are an asset to Michigan residents,” said Tate.  “I know members are eager to get to work and I look forward to a robust and productive committee process this session.”

Please visit the Michigan House of Representatives for information regarding committees and a schedule of meetings.