Rep. Josh Bonner named chairman of the House Defense & Veterans Affairs Committee


ATLANTA — The Georgia House of Representatives’ Committee on Assignments named State Representative Josh Bonner (R-Fayetteville) as the Chairman of the House Defense & Veterans Affairs Committee.

“I am honored to serve as Chairman for this distinguished committee,” said Rep. Bonner. “More than 700,000 veterans call Georgia home, and I look forward to working with each member of the House to improve the lives of our nation’s heroes.”

The House Committee on Assignments, chaired by House Speaker Jon Burns (R-Newington), is charged with making all House committee assignments for the members of the Georgia House of Representatives.

The Defense & Veterans Affairs Committee handles legislation and oversight related to Georgia’s Department of Defense, military personnel and organizations that provide services to military veterans.