Hein Elected to Republican Leadership

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(DES MOINES)—Today Rep. Lee Hein (R-Monticello) was elected as Assistant Majority Leader in the Iowa House.

Hein was first elected to the House in 2010 and is currently the chairman of the Environmental Protection committee.  He also serves on the Agriculture, State Government, Ways and Means and Agriculture and Natural Resources budget committees.

“I feel tremendously honored that the House Republican caucus has chosen me to serve on the leadership team,” said Hein.  “I will continue my efforts, working on behalf of Iowans to balance the state budget, grow jobs and protect Iowa’s farmers.”

Hein is a third generation family farmer.  He and his wife, Jacky have two grown children.