Assemblyman Jay Obernolte, R-Hesperia, announced his committee assignments, including his appointment as Vice Chair of the Assembly Committee on Communications and Conveyance for the 2017-18 Legislative Session.

He also will continue as Vice Chair of the Budget Committee and as a member of the Appropriations Committee. Additionally, he has been appointed to the Privacy and Consumer Protection Committee and the Joint Legislative Audit Committee.

Obernolte represents Barstow and the entire High Desert in the state Assembly.