Freshman Rep. Justin Jones has been elected to a key House Democratic Caucus position.
The newly elected Nashville lawmaker was elected by his fellow freshmen to the coveted role of Minority Assistant Floor Leader. In this role, he will assist Minority Floor Leader Bill Beck in organizing discussions and developing strategy on the House Floor. He will also assist the Democratic House Whip in counting heads and rounding up party members for votes.
Jones also received his committee assignments and was named to the Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee and its accompanying subcommittee and the Education Administration and Government Operations Committees.