June 22, 2015 – Rep. Dean Schamore appointed to new House special IT Committee

Rep. Schamore (02-24-15) -1Frankfort, KY –Representative Dean Schamore has been appointed to the House Special Committee on Advanced Communications and Information Technology.  This will be the first legislative committee of the Kentucky General Assembly specifically devoted to issues of advancing technology. Representative Martha Jane King will chair the committee.

The first meeting of the House Special Committee on Advanced Communications and Information Technology will be Tuesday, June 23rd at 1 p.m. in room 129 of the Capitol Annex building.  The topics for the first meeting will include statewide broadband initiatives.

“Information technology and broadband capability has been a top priority issue for me and I am honored to serve on this new committee,” said Rep. Schamore, D-Hardinsburg.  “I work the IT industry and hope to bring my knowledge and experience to help moving Kentucky forward in terms of access and competitiveness.”

Rep. Schamore is an entrepreneur, the founder and owner of Digital Connections Plus located in Hardinsburg in Breckinridge County. He served in the United States Navy and resides in Hardinsburg with his wife and two daughters.  Elected in 2014, Rep. Schamore represents House District 10, which includes Breckinridge, Hancock and portions of Hardin County. He serves as Vice Chair of the Veterans, Military, and Public Safety Committee. He also serves on Agriculture and Small Business, Economic Development, the Tourism Development & Energy and the new Advanced Communications & Information Technology committees.