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    Senator McGee currently serves as the Majority Caucus Chairman, the number four leadership position in the Idaho Senate. Most recently, McGee spent two terms as Chairman of the Senate Transportation Committee and also chaired the Treasure Valley Transportation Task Force. During his first term, McGee successfully carried the largest transportation funding bill in Idaho history. He also sits on the powerful State Affairs and Local Government and Taxation Committees. Senator McGee has also served on the Senate Agriculture and Health and Welfare Committees. McGee was elected by his peers to serve on the important Legislative Council and was named the 2006 Idaho State Republican Legislator of the Year. McGee was named a Council of State Governments Toll Fellow in 2007.

        Senator McGee is active in his community as the Chairman of the Canyon County Republican Party Central Committee and served on the Board of Directors of the 2009 International Special Olympics. McGee is a member of the Caldwell Rotary Club and is the Chairman of the Regional Substance Abuse Authority Legislative Committee. Senator McGee serves his alma mater, the College of Idaho, as the Chairman of the Board of Trustees.

        Senator McGee has received many awards from local and state organizations, including the Distinguished Service Award from the National Association of Agriculture Educators, the Idaho Agricultural All Star Award (2005-2009), the COMPASS Leadership in Motion Award, the 2009 Transportation Leader of the Year from Treasure Valley Women in Transportation, and the Friend of Community Healthcare Centers by the Idaho Primary Care Association.

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