St. Charles-area state representatives were sworn into the 97th Missouri General Assembly on Wednesday and received their committee assignments.
State Representative Chrissy Sommer, District-106, started her second term as a legislator and was named vice chair of the House Appropriations Committee on general administration.
Sommer represents part of St. Charles and part of unincorporated St. Charles County. Read her Capitol updates here.
State Representative Anne Zerr, District 65, is in her third term as a representative. She'll be serving as Chair of the Economic Development committe, and a member of the Administration and Accounts committee and the Tourism and Natural Resources committee.
District 65 includes northeast St. Charles as well as unincorporated north St. Charles County along the Mississippi River and West Alton.
State Representative Mark Parkinson, District 105, started his third term as a representative. District 105 includes parts of St. Charles, St. Peters and unincorporated St. Charles County.
State Representative Bill Otto, District 70, is a first-time legislator who represents a small portion of St. Charles along with parts of Hazelwood, Bridgeton, Maryland Heights and Chesterfield.
Otto has been assigned to serve on the ethics committee.
The 97th General Assembly is made up of 163 representatives and 34 senators. In the House, there are 56 first-term legislators.
An earlier version of this article incorrectly listed Rep. Chrissy Sommer's district. She represents District 106.