Rep. Theis named chair of House Insurance Committee

State Rep. Lana Theis, of Brighton, was today appointed to serve as the chair of the House Insurance Committee by Speaker Tom Leonard.

“I’m humbled by the opportunity to serve the people of Michigan in this role,” said Rep. Theis. “I will work with my colleagues to create insurance reforms that reflect the needs of Michigan’s people.”

The Insurance Committee deliberates on various issues related to insurance, including private health insurance, Medicare and Medicaid, and auto insurance, among other issue areas.

Rep. Theis was also appointed to serve as a member of the Regulatory Reform and Law and Justice committees, and will serve as the vice chair of the Judiciary committee.

House committees will have their first meetings in the coming weeks.