A press release from State Rep. Mike Tryon:
Rep. Tryon to Serve as Republican Spokesperson for Several Key House Committees
CRYSTAL LAKE…..State Rep. Mike Tryon (R-Crystal Lake) will be serving as the Republican Spokesperson on several key committees in Springfield for the 98th General Assembly.
Committee assignments were announced Friday, and Tryon was tapped to lead Republican input on the
- Mass Transit Committees
He will also serve as a member of the Executive Committee and the Special Committee on Business Growth & Incentives.
Tryon, who holds a degree in Environmental Science from Indiana State University, said he is honored to serve as the primary Republican voice on issues that affect environmental protection in Illinois.
“Environmental issues are my area of expertise and I’m glad to be able to share my knowledge with my colleagues as we review bills during this legislative session,” Tryon said.
According to Tryon, the Environment Committee reviews all legislation and policies that have the potential to impact air, land and water quality in Illinois.
Tryon said he is also excited to be serving on the Special Committee on Business Growth & Incentives.
“Given the current state of the Illinois economy, the work conducted by the special committee on business growth & incentives will be particularly important this year,” he said.
“We must put laws and policies in place that encourage businesses to stay in Illinois and expand in Illinois. We must also take steps to make Illinois attractive to businesses looking to locate or relocate.”
In addition to the committees, Tryon has also been selected as one of three Republican House members who will serve on the bipartisan House and Senate Commission on Government Forecasting and Accountability.