Holtorf finishes fifth and hardest session of five-year rep. career
May 31, 2023
At the beginning of his fifth session representing the Eastern Plains in the state House, Representative Richard Holtorf, R-Akron, moved into leadership of the House GOP caucus. He gained the title of minority whip, which means counting votes on the most controversial measures and finding the voices to contest the Democratic agenda. That included his own.
Holtorf has become known as a prolific speaker on agricultural and other issues in the General Assembly, but at times generating controversy over some of his remarks.
Nowhere was that more apparent than in 2023, which he called the har...