DeLauro Announces House Appropriations Committee Clerks for the 117th Congress

January 11, 2021
Press Release

House Appropriations Committee Chair Rosa DeLauro (D-CT-03) made the following announcements of Appropriations Committee Clerks for the 117th Congress:

Martha Foley will remain Clerk of the Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Subcommittee.

Bob Bonner will continue as Clerk of the Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Subcommittee.

Chris Bigelow will become Clerk of the Defense Subcommittee.

Jaime Shimek will remain Clerk of the Energy and Water Development, and Related Agencies Subcommittee.

Matt Smith will continue as Clerk of the Financial Services and General Government Subcommittee.

Darek Newby will remain Clerk of the Homeland Security Subcommittee.

Rita Culp will continue as Clerk of the Interior, Environment and Related Agencies Subcommittee.

Stephen Steigleder will remain Clerk of the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Subcommittee.

Steve Marchese has been named Clerk of the Legislative Branch Subcommittee.

Lisa Molyneux will continue as Clerk of the Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Subcommittee.

Craig Higgins will serve as acting Clerk of the State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Subcommittee.

Matt Washington will become Clerk of the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Subcommittee.

“The Appropriations Committee’s work is central to House Democrats’ mission to Build Back Better. Our talented Clerks bring decades of experience and deep knowledge of federal funding to their posts, and I am grateful for their willingness to serve,” Chair DeLauro said. “I look forward to working with them, our Subcommittee Chairs, Committee members, and all of our colleagues as we hit the ground running in the 117th Congress.”

Additional announcements about Appropriations Committee Front Office staffing will be made in the near future.

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