A prominent voice in the state legislature on climate change issues, Senator Rob Hogg of Cedar Rapids will address Central College on climate change issues Nov. 20.
Hogg is currently serving his second term as state representative from House District 38 in parts of southeast and northeast Cedar Rapids. He was first elected in 2002 and was reelected in 2004. Hogg has served on the education, public safety, environment and ways and means committees as well as the economic development budget subcommittee. In 2005, he was selected as the Legislator of the Year by the Older Iowans Legislature.
Hogg is on a climate change tour throughout Iowa. He will be talking about the impacts and issues that climate change brings to Iowa and what climate change means for America in the 21st century.
He will speak at 7 p.m. in the Cox-Snow Recital Hall. The event is free and open to the public.