Felzkowski, Callahan announce committee appointments for 2023-2024 legislative session
For the Tomahawk Leader
WISCONSIN – State Senator Mary Felzkowski (R-Tomahawk) and State Representative Calvin Callahan (R-Tomahawk) last week announced their committee appointments for the 2023-2024 session of the Wisconsin State Legislature.
Felzkowski will again serve as a member of the Joint Committee on Finance (JFC), Senate Majority Leader Devin LeMahieu (R-Oostberg) announced on Thursday, Dec. 15.
In a release, Felzkowski said she is “honored to be re-appointed to the Joint Committee on Finance.”
“As a member of JFC last session, my colleagues and I worked to craft and introduce a budget bill that included a $3.4 billion tax cut, provided two-thirds funding for K-12 education and heavily invested in vital infrastructure such as local road and broadband improvements,” Felzkowski stated. “I look forward to continuing our work to pass reasonable and responsible budgets for the people of Wisconsin.”
Felzkowski will again Chair the Senate Committee on Insurance and Small Business. She has also been appointed to the Senate Committee on Health, the Senate Committee on Financial Institutions and Sporting Heritage and the Joint Legislative Council.
Callahan announced in a release from Friday, Dec. 16 that he will Chair the Assembly Committee on Consumer Protection during the upcoming legislative session.
“I’m looking forward to leading my legislative colleagues on this important committee,” Callahan stated. “I am confident that we will come up with solutions to issues involving Wisconsin consumers, as the committee has done in the past. The committee will continue to be a watchdog for Wisconsin consumers’ privacy and a supporter of fair and transparent business practices that promote a strong economy throughout the state.”
Callahan will serve as Vice-Chair for the Assembly Committees on Insurance and Forestry, Parks and Outdoor Recreation. He has also been appointed to the Assembly Committees on Corrections; Labor and Integrated Employment; Sporting Heritage; State Affairs; and Ways and Means.