Mommsen appointed chairman

DES MOINES — State Rep. Norlin Mommsen, R-DeWitt, will serve as the chairman of the House Agriculture and Natural Resources Budget Subcommittee during the 88th General Assembly.

Mommsen has served as chairman of the Subcommittee since 2016.

The announcement was made by House Speaker Linda Upmeyer, R-Clear Lake.

“Rep. Mommsen understands the importance of investing in Iowans’ agriculture and natural resource priorities while doing so in a fiscally responsible way,” said Upmeyer.

The legislative session begins Jan. 14.