Speaker Elijah Haahr Names Rep. Derek Grier Chairman of the House Economic Development Committee

Speaker Elijah Haahr, R-Springfield, announced Rep. Derek Grier, R-Chesterfield, as the Chairman of the House Economic Development Committee.  Grier will replace former Rep. Jean Evans, R-St. Louis, who resigned yesterday to serve as the next Executive Director of the Missouri Republican Party.  The House Economic Development Committee is the primary committee in reviewing strategic initiatives and identifying opportunities that will accelerate growth in the state. Rep. Grier operates a small business in the St. Louis region focused on real estate management, acquisitions, and consulting.  He has been an active member of numerous business organizations, including the Chamber of Commerce.



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