ATLANTA, GA (WALB) - The Georgia House of Representatives' Committee on Assignments named State Representative Sam Watson, a Moultrie Republican, as the Secretary of the House Natural Resources & Environment Committee.
Watson currently serves as a member on the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Economic Development, the Agriculture & Consumer Affairs, Juvenile Justice, and Transportation committees, as well as Vice Chairman on the Special Rules Committee.
“I am honored that the Speaker and the members of the Committee on Assignments selected me to serve as the Secretary of a committee that is very important to Rural Georgia,” said Rep. Watson. “As a farmer in South Georgia, I depend on our state's natural resources to help grow my crops; therefore, I understand just how important natural resources are to agriculture, our state's largest industry.”
The House Natural Resources & Environment Committee, deals with legislation pertaining to management, quality, and usage of Georgia's natural resources.