Courtesy of Roby Brock’s Talk Business, here are Speaker Petrus’ key appointments to committee leadership:

Revenue & Tax – Rep. Keven Andersen, Chair; Rep. Allen Maxwell, Vice-chair

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Agriculture & Economic Development – Rep. Tommy Dickinson, Chair; Rep. James Norton, Vice-chair

Insurance & Commerce – Rep. Sid Rosenbaum, Chair; Rep. David Wyatt, Vice-chair

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Public Health, Welfare and Labor – Rep. Eddie Cooper, Chair; Rep. Johnny Key, Vice-chair

Education – Rep. Meke Kinney, Chair; Rep. Bill Abernathy, Vice-chair

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Judiciary – Rep. Robert Jeffery, Chair; Rep. Mark Pate, Vice-chair

State Agencies – Rep. Jeff Wood, Chair; Rep. Rick Saunders, Vice-chair

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Transportation, Technology & Legislative Affairs – Rep. Robbie Wills, Chair; Rep. Frank Glidewell, Vice-chair

City, County & Local Affairs – Rep. Stephanie Flowers, Chair; Rep. David Johnson, Vice-chair

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Aging, Children & Youth – Rep. Linda Chesterfield, Chair; Rep. Dawn Creekmore, Vice-chair

Rules – Rep. David Dunn, Chair; Rep. Otis Davis, Vice-chair

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Rep. Chris Thyer and Rep. Bruce Maloch have already been announced as the respective Chair and Vice-chair of the Joint Budget Committee for the House.

If you’re counting, that’s three Republicans in charge of very important committees — Rev and Tax, Insurance and Commerce and Education.

School people have been nervous about Education Committee appointments. If Project Vote Smart data are any clue,  there’s reason to be nervous about Kenney. Abernathy’s record is better.

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