Committee Assignments For Georgia’s Republican Congressional Delegation

Congressman Tom Graves’ (R-GA-14) office announced committee assignments for Georgia’s Republican Congressional delegation today.  In the presser, he says that Georgia is “well positioned to advance state interests in Washington.”

Congressman Graves serves as Georgia’s representative to the House Republican Steering Committee, the committee that determines which congressmen will serve on what committees, Georgia has another vote on that committee as well through Congressman Doug Collins by his position as Vice-Chairman of the House Republican Conference Committee.  You can read the full presser below the fold.

Washington, D.C. – Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA-14), Georgia’s regional representative on the House Republican Steering Committee – the panel that determines Republican members’ committee assignments and selects committee chairmen – announced today that the Georgia Republican House Delegation successfully achieved key committee assignments and is well-positioned to serve the state. Rep. Graves worked with fellow Georgia Rep. Doug Collins (R-GA-09), who also has a vote on the Steering Committee as the House Republican Conference Vice Chairman, to ensure his Georgia Republican colleagues received committee assignments in line with their interests and the state’s needs. The assignments give Georgia a strong voice in the U.S. House on issues ranging from financial services and education to military readiness and agriculture.

“Georgia is one of the fastest growing states, and Republican members of the House congressional delegation are in great positions to help our state maximize its growth and potential,” said Rep. Graves. “Our membership may not be as senior as it was just a few years ago, but our teamwork and success in earning important committee assignments ensure that Georgia will be a force in the 115th Congress and beyond.”

Below are the assignments of Georgia’s Republican House members:

  • Buddy Carter (GA-01): Energy & Commerce
  • Drew Ferguson (GA-03): Transportation & Infrastructure; Budget; Education & Workforce
  • Tom Price (GA-06): Budget; Ways & Means
  • Rob Woodall (GA-07): Transportation & Infrastructure; Rules; Budget
  • Austin Scott (GA-08): Armed Services; Agriculture
  • Doug Collins (GA-09): Judiciary; Rules
  • Jody Hice (GA-10): Oversight & Government Reform; Natural Resources
  • Barry Loudermilk (GA-11): Financial Services; House Administration
  • Rick Allen (GA-12): Agriculture; Education & Workforce
  • Tom Graves (GA-14): Appropriations
    • Financial Services Subcommittee, Chairman
    • Defense Subcommittee
    • Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Subcommittee

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