Rep. Dermody Reappointed to Public Policy Committee Chair

DermodyState Rep. Tom Dermody, R-LaPorte, has been reappointed chair of the Public Policy Committee for the next two years. He has also been named to the Commerce, Small Business and Economic Development Committee and the Statutory Committee on Interstate and International Cooperation.

“Serving as chairman of Public Policy is no small task, but it is one that I am humbled to be entrusted with,” Dermody said in a statement. “Committees are the key to developing responsible legislation, and I look forward to working with my colleagues to move Northwest Indiana and our state forward.”

Dermody’s district includes portions of LaPorte and Starke Counties. The 2015 legislative session begins on Tuesday, Jan. 6, at 1:30 p.m. EST.