Art StaedState Representative Art Staed, D-Cedar Rapids, announced today that he will run for re-election to House District 66, which encompasses northeast Cedar Rapids.  Rep. Staed is an educator in the Cedar Rapids School District and former small business owner.

Rep. Staed is currently the Ranking Member of the House Local Government Committee and also serves on Education, Veterans Affairs, and the Administration & Regulation Appropriations Subcommittee.

Staed is an educator and has two Masters Degrees. He currently teaches secondary education for Cedar Rapids Schools at Tanager Place and is active in the Cedar Rapids Education Association.  He and his wife Susan are the former owners of Coffee Talk Café near Kirkwood College.  They have 4 children and 5 grandchildren.