U.S. Senate announces committee assignments

Senate Majority committee assignments for the upcoming 114th Congress were released today. The assignments are subject to ratification by the Republican Conference as well as the full Senate. New committee chairs will be selected by a vote of the members of each respective panel and then ratified by the Republican Conference. According to Sen. Lisa Murkowski’s office, Murkowski and Sen.-elect Dan Sullivan coordinated their efforts.

“The senators worked together to push for the range of committee assignments they felt would best serve Alaska, taking into consideration Senator Murkowski’s seniority on her current committees,” Murkowski’s spokesperson Matt Felling said.

Here are the committee assignments for Murkowski and Sullivan:

Sen.-elect Dan Sullivan:

  • Commerce, Science and Transportation
  • Environment and Public Works
  • Veterans’ Affairs
  • Armed Services

Sen. Lisa Murkowski:

  • Appropriations
  • Energy and Natural Resources
  • Health, Education, Labor and Pensions
  • Indian Affairs

2 thoughts on “U.S. Senate announces committee assignments

  1. CPG49

    Congratulations to our senators in DC.

    Dan and Lisa together will be a great team offering a strong intellectual base, common sense and integrity. Although times are periless, I feel a lot better with solid leadership in place representing Alaska as opposed to someone who simply plays politics 24/7. Again, congratulations.

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