McMorris Rodgers shakes up Energy and Commerce
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, the new top Republican on the Energy and Commerce Committee, is signaling a potentially more bipartisan and less ideological push on energy and environmental issues.
McKinley, Griffith nab prominent Energy and Commerce roles
Appalachian, coal-country Republican Reps. David McKinley of West Virginia and Morgan Griffith of Virginia today secured powerful ranking member slots on subcommittees that write environmental policy and have investigative clout.
Democrats see opportunity, challenges for Biden's green push
Democrats embraced President Biden's call for environmental action in his inaugural address yesterday but also know challenges loom in turning that vision into law.
3 issues could affect Biden's early plans
President-elect Joe Biden hopes to move fast once he's sworn in tomorrow on his legislative agenda and getting his nominees in place. But a narrowly divided Senate and the continuing fallout from the Capitol riots could complicate his push.
Republicans won't change Appropriations leaders
The lineup of top House Republican appropriators won't be changing for the 117th Congress.