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JOE ZAKAS Indiana senator to head new committee

Indiana Sen. Joe Zakas has been named chairman of the newly created Senate Committee on Civil Law.
Posted on Nov. 20, 2012 at 12:00 a.m.

INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana Sen. Joe Zakas, R-Granger, will head the newly created Senate Committee on Civil Law in the 118th General Assembly.

“This area is an important one for Hoosier communities, families and businesses,” Zakas said in a press release. “The committee will consider legislation on real property, domestic, tort and probate law, along with other issues.”

Indiana Senate President Pro Tempore David Long, R-Fort Wayne, who announced the news in a press release late last week, cited Zakas’ experience as a lawyer and service on the former Committee on Corrections, Criminal and Civil Matters.




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