State Rep. Dawn White (R-Murfreesboro) has been named to the House Business and Utilities Committee for the 108th Tennessee General Assembly, according to a press release.
White has also been chosen to serve on the House Education Committee, as well as its subcommittee.
"I am honored to be joining my colleagues on the Business and Utilities Committee and look forward to discussing the important issues this committee will tackle in the upcoming legislative session," White said.
The House Business and Utilities Committee considers bills relating to utilities, communications and legislation impacting trade. The committee also reviews the rules and regulations for all licensed professionals, businesses and organizations.
“In addition, I am also proud to serve the people of our community on the Education Committee," she said. "Tennessee children are the future of our state, and I am humbled that House Speaker Beth Harwell has entrusted me with the important task of helping improve our state education system."
The House Education Committee deals with all bills relating to education.
This includes school-related issues concerning kindergarten through university level, pay and benefits for teachers and employees, bus drivers, school administrators, and both vocational and technical education regulations.
White, who is serving her first term, represents the newly drawn 37th District in the Tennessee House of Representatives.
The new district, which was formed under the redistricting plan that passed the General Assembly in 2012, comprises eastern La Vergne, a portion of Smyrna, Walter Hill and north Murfreesboro.