Local representative appointed to two house committees

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AUSTIN, Tex. (KXII) - First-term representative Reggie Smith was appointed to two committees in the Texas House.

Smith was appointed by Speaker of the House Dennis Bonnen to the House Appropriations committee, which works with the state budget, and the committee for Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence, which pertains to Texas laws and courts.

Smith was sworn into office in November as the representative for Texas district 62, which covers Grayson, Fannin and Delta counties.

Smith says he's honored to be appointed and is ready to get to work.