Topeka – House Speaker Mike O’Neal (R-Hutchinson) named Representative Elaine Bowers (R-Concordia) vice-chair of the House Social Services Budget Committee. Representative Bowers is serving her third term in the House and has previously served as a member of the Commerce and Labor, Federal and State Affairs and Agriculture and Natural Resources Committees.
“I have been impressed with the dedication and persistence demonstrated by Representative Bowers,” said Speaker O’Neal. “As a well-respected member of the House-caucus, I am confident that she will bring a unique perspective to the Social Services Budget Committee.”
The House Social Services Budget Committee is composed of nine members and is responsible for proposing budget expenditures for the social services departments to the Appropriations Committee.
“I am honored by the Speaker’s appointment and am pleased to serve the people of Kansas in this role,” said Representative Bowers.
The House Social Services Committee meets daily at 3:30 pm in 785-Docking.