Collins Appointed Vice Chair of House Appropriations Committee

Taylor Collins
Taylor Collins
Taylor previously served as a Policy Advisor to Governor Kim Reynolds and later Senior Advisor to Lt. Governor Adam Gregg. As a Policy Advisor, Taylor served as a liaison to four state agencies under the purview of the executive branch. Taylor worked with the Lt. Governor on rural development policy through the Governor’s Empower Rural Iowa Initiative and helped craft policy recommendations through the Governor's FOCUS Committee on Criminal Justice Reform. Most notably, Taylor served in the Governor’s Office during the height of the coronavirus pandemic, aiding in the state's response. Collins is currently an Adjunct Professor at Iowa Wesleyan University where he teaches classes in economics and business. Taylor has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management from Iowa State University and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from Drake University. Collins also serves as chair of the Southeast Iowa Young Republicans chapter, and attends Harmony Bible Church in Danville with his finance Savannah. Taylor currently resides in Mediapolis, not far from where, in 1951, Taylor’s great grandparents, John McCulley Sr. and his wife, Betty, founded the family business - Oakville Feed & Produce, now known as TriOak Foods.

Muscatine Living

DES MOINES, Iowa–Today, House Speaker Pat Grassley (R-New Hartford) announced appointments for House committee vice chair positions in advance of the 90th General Assembly.

“I’m very excited today to announce the Iowa House Vice Chairs for the 90th General Assembly. We have a strong group of new and returning members who bring a lot to the table and are ready to get to work in the Statehouse. I’m eager to see all that we can accomplish together for the people of Iowa.”

Rep. Gary Mohr (R-Bettendorf) – Chair
Representative-Elect Taylor Collins (R-Mediapolis) – Vice Chair

“I want to thank Speaker Grassley for his confidence in me to continue delivering a conservative, responsible state budget for the people of Iowa” said Representative-Elect Collins. “Iowans expect a government that lives within its means, and I look forward to working with Chairman Mohr to ensure our state continues to serve as the leader in conservative budgeting,” said Representative-Elect Collins.

Full committee assignments will be announced at a later date. The Ninetieth General Assembly begins Monday, January 9, 2023.

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