Senator-Elect Smith meets 2019 Intern Shelby Young

On Monday and Tuesday of this week, Senator-Elect Jackie Smith of Sioux City attended an orientation for new members of the Iowa House and Senate at the Statehouse. Newly elected Democratic and Republican legislators met with veteran legislators, Governor Reynolds and nonpartisan staff members who help draft legislation and provide reports on the budget and state issues.

In the Statehouse Rotunda, Smith met with legislative intern Shelby Young of Exira. Young is earning community college credit while helping lawmakers communicate with Iowans about state policy issues.