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This report includes lists of key committees and subcommittees and their members in the 115th Congress, articles about the committees, their activities and the legislation they're considering, and links to bills and other information.

 

House Agriculture Committee

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From Bush to Breitbart-blessed

Rep. Jodey Arrington (R-Texas) may be new to Congress, but he's no stranger to power. With the kind of insider's resume that might have been lethal in an election year when the Republican ticket was dominated by the ultimate political outsider, Arrington — telegenic and soft-spoken — instead rode it to victory over a crowded field jostling to replace retiring Rep. Randy Neugebauer (R) in West Texas' sprawling 19th District.

 

House Appropriations Committee

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Rep. McCollum girds for fight with White House over EPA cuts

Like many Democrats, Rep. Betty McCollum of Minnesota is fiercely opposed to the spending cuts and layoffs for U.S. EPA being proposed by the Trump administration. But she is as well-positioned as anyone in her party to fight them as the top Democrat on the House Interior and Environment Appropriations Subcommittee that writes EPA's annual spending bill. "She is one of the go-to people in our caucus," said Rep. Joe Crowley (D-N.Y.).

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House Energy and Commerce Committee

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House Natural Resources Committee

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House Oversight and Government Reform Committee

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House Science, Space and Technology Committee

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House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

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House Ways and Means Committee

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Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee

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SENATE APPROPRIATIONS COMMITTEE

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Senate Commerce Committee

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Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee

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Senate Environment and Public Works Committee

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Senate Finance Committee

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Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee

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Senate Indian Affairs Committee

House Agriculture

Members, Subcommittees and Stories

The House Agriculture Committee has jurisdiction over agriculture policy, conservation, National Forest Service.
 

House Appropriations

Members, Subcommittees and Stories

The House Appropriations Committee makes funding decisions for federal agencies and programs.
 

House Energy & Commerce

Members, Subcommittees and Stories

The House Energy & Commerce Committee has jurisdiction over energy and environmental policy.
 

House Natural Resources

Members, Subcommittees and Stories

The House Natural Resources Committee has jurisdiction over public lands and waters.
 

House Oversight & Government Reform

Members, Subcommittees and Stories

The House Oversight & Government Reform Committee is the principal committee with oversight over federal regulations and policies.
 

House Science, Space & Technology

Members, Subcommittees and Stories

The House Science, Space & Technology Committee has jurisdiction over science policy, research and technology, and energy and environmental programs.
 

House Transportation & Infrastructure

Members, Subcommittees and Stories

The House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee has jurisdiction over transportation policy, roads, bridges, public transit, railroads, pipelines and water infrastructure.
 

House Ways & Means

Members, Subcommittees and Stories

The House Ways & Means Committee has principal jurisdiction over tax policy.
 

Senate Agriculture

Members, Subcommittees and Stories

The Senate Agriculture Committee has jurisdiction over agriculture policy, conservation, Forest Service, and food stamp programs.
 

Senate Appropriations

Members, Subcommittees and Stories

The Senate Appropriations Committee makes funding decisions for federal agencies and programs.
 

Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation

Members, Subcommittees and Stories

The Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee has jurisdiction over business policy generally, oceans, fisheries and satellites, science policy, and transportation
 

Senate Energy & Natural Resources

Members, Subcommittees and Stories

The Senate Energy & Natural Resources Committee has jurisdiction over energy policy, public lands and waters.
 

Senate Environment & Public Works

Members, Subcommittees and Stories

The Senate Environment & Public Works Committee has jurisdiction over environmental policy, water and wildlife, transportation and infrastructure programs.
 

Senate Finance

Members, Subcommittees and Stories

The Senate Finance Committee has jurisdiction over taxation, trade, energy, natural resources and infrastructure.
 

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

Members, Subcommittees and Stories

The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee has oversight over federal agencies and programs.

Senate Indian Affairs

Members, Subcommittees and Stories

The Senate Indian Affairs Committee oversees matters related to the Native American, Native Hawaiian, and Alaska Native peoples.

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