COLUMBUS—Speaker of the Ohio House William G. Batchelder (R-Medina) today appointed State Representative Ryan Smith (R-Bidwell) to serve on the Agriculture and Development Subcommittee, which is part of the Finance and Appropriations Committee.

 Rep. Smith will also serve as a member of the Education Committee and the Health and Aging Committee.

 “I am excited to begin the 130 General Assembly, and I am very much looking forward to the challenge of serving on these very important committees,” Rep. Smith said. 

 Rep. Smith is currently serving his first complete term for the Ohio House of Representatives since being appointed during the 129th General Assembly.  He represents the 93rd House District, which includes Gallia and Jackson along with parts of Lawrence and Vinton.

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