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On the Hill…

House Appropriations Chair Hal Rogers (Ky.) Jan. 15 announced the Republican membership of the 12 Appropriations subcommittees for the 113th Congress. Members include:

Commerce, Justice, Science Subcommittee:

  • Frank Wolf (R-Va.)—Subcommittee Chairman
  • Robert Aderholt (R-Ala.)

  • John Culberson (R-Texas)

  • Jo Bonner (R-Ala.)

  • Tom Graves (R-Ga.)

  • Tom Rooney (R-Fla.)

  • Jo Ann Emerson (R-Mo.)

Labor, Health and Human Services Subcommittee:

  • Jack Kingston (R-Ga.)—Subcommittee Chairman
  • Rodney Alexander (R-La.)
  • Mike Simpson (R-Idaho)
  • Steve Womack (R-Ark.)
  • Chuck Fleischmann (R-Tenn.)
  • David Joyce (R-Ohio)
  • Jo Ann Emerson (R-Mo.)

Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee:

  • John Culberson (R-Texas)—Subcommittee Chairman
  • Bill Young (R-Fla.)
  • John Carter (R-Texas)
  • Alan Nunnelee (R-Miss.)
  • Mario Diaz-Balart (R-Fla.)
  • Jeff Fortenberry (R-Neb.)
  • Tom Rooney (R-Fla.)

Additionally, Ways and Means Committee Chair Dave Camp (R-Mich) Jan. 15 announced subcommittee chairmen, but will not announce subcommittee members until the vacant seats have been filled. The Subcommittee on Health chair will be Rep. Kevin Brady (R-Texas).

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Email: jkleinman@aamc.org