Wednesday, November 29, 2006
Rep. Dan Newhouse was re-elected to the position of Assistant Republican Floor Leader by his Republican colleagues in the state House of Representatives.
As Assistant Floor Leader, Newhouse is responsible for assisting the Floor Leader to develop and implement floor strategy during Legislative debate. In addition he is a member of the leadership team that sets legislative priorities and creates a plan to adopt policies supported by the caucus.
"I'm honored to continue to be a part of this leadership team," said Newhouse. "I look forward to working with Representative DeBolt and the entire leadership team and believe that the members of our caucus will be a unified force in Olympia this session."
"We are focused and ready to bring positive ideas and solutions to the table and will represent the House Republican legislative priorities well as we work together as a caucus for the best interests of Washington families."
Newhouse also serves as assistant Ranking Republican on the Capital Budget Committee and has served on the Financial Institutions and Insurance Committee and the Economic Development, Agriculture and Trade Committee.
Newhouse was recently elected to his third term in the House serving the 15th District. He is a lifetime resident of the Yakima Valley. Dan and his wife Carol have two children, Jensena and Devon.