Huseman represents Cherokee County, 10 townships in eastern and southern Plymouth County, and nine townships in northern Woodbury County.
"State government must manage Iowans' tax dollars wisely, " said Huseman, in announcing his bid. Last year, government spent the most money in the history of our state--that is unacceptable," s
"I will continue to stand up against run-away spending, bloated budgets and growing debt. It's time the state balance the check book like we do at home and not spend more money than we take in."
Huseman was raised on his family's farm in Cherokee County. Following graduation from Aurelia High School, he graduated from Buena Vista University in Storm Lake.
Huseman and his wife, Barbara, have three grown children. The family attends St. Paul Lutheran Church in Aurelia, where Huseman has served on numerous boards and committees.
When he's not working on the family farm or busy at church, Huseman remains active in his community.He is a member of Farm Bureau, Pork Producers, Cattleman's Association, Soybean Association, Corn Growers and Aurelia Kiwanis.
"Dan is a legislator that really takes time to listen to the people. He is focused on creating meaningful and responsible legislation that helps move our state forward," said House Republican Leader Kraig Paulsen (R-Hiawatha).
In the House, Huseman serves as the Ranking Member of the influential Transportation, Infrastructure and Capitals Appropriations subcommittee, a position he says allows him to address the needs of potential businesses, especially in rural areas.
"We have come a long way with Highway 20, but I will continue pushing state officials to finish the job," said Huseman.
Huseman also serves on the Agriculture, Appropriations, Natural Resources, and Transportation committees.