Returning state Senator Sylvia Allen (R-Snowflake) will be busy in the upcoming legislative session. Allen has been named to six committees by President of the Senate Andy Biggs, who also appointed her as the senate president pro tempore. The pro tem presides over the senate in the president’s absence.
Allen will chair the Committee on Rural Affairs & Environment. She has been named vice chair of the Committee on Government, and will return as a member of the powerful Committee on Appropriations.
She will also be vice chair of the Committee on Water & Energy, and a member of the Rules Committee and the Committee on Education.