Steve McDaniel

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Steve McDaniel is a Republican member of the Tennessee State Assembly. He sits on the Deputy Speaker and serves on the following committees: House Calendar & Rules Committee (Secretary), House Agriculture Committee, House Finance, Ways and Means Committee, House General Sub-committee of Agriculture, Joint Business Tax Committee (Vice Chair), Joint Long Term Care Oversight Committee, Joint Worker's Compensation Committee, Joint TennCare Oversight Committee, Joint Veterans Affairs Committee, Joint Council on Pensions and Insurance Committee.[1]


McDaniel is also a member of the Board of Directors of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), as of July 2011. [2]



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  1. Steve McDaniel, Tennessee State Assembly, Capitol.TN.Gov, Accessed July 7, 2011.
  2. Board of Directors, American Legislative Exchange Council, ALEC.org, Accessed July 7, 2011.


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