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Appropriations Subcommittee Vice Chairs Named

Washington, April 8, 2015

House Appropriations Committee Chairman Hal Rogers today announced the Republican Members who will serve as Vice Chairs of the 12 Appropriations subcommittees for the 114th Congress. These Members will serve as Chair of the subcommittee in the absence of the Chairperson, and assist them in official Committee duties.

“The Vice Chairs for the Appropriations Committee have distinguished themselves as knowledgeable on the appropriations process and are committed to responsible budgeting,” Chairman Rogers said. “These Members will play an integral role in bringing each of the 12 Appropriations bills from Subcommittee to the House floor, and I know that they will live up to the demands of the job over what I expect will be a tough but successful appropriations year.”

The Subcommittee Vice Chairs are as follows:

Agriculture: David Valadao, California

Commerce, Justice, Science: Robert Aderholt, Alabama

Defense: Kay Granger, Texas

Energy and Water: Chuck Fleischmann, Tennessee

Financial Services: Jaime Herrera Beutler, Washington

Homeland Security: Rodney Frelinghuysen, New Jersey

Interior and Environment: Mike Simpson, Idaho

Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education: Steve Womack, Arkansas

Legislative Branch: Mark Amodei, Nevada

Military Construction and Veterans Affairs: Jeff Fortenberry, Nebraska

State and Foreign Operations: Charlie Dent, Pennsylvania

Transportation, Housing and Urban Development: Kevin Yoder, Kansas




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