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Robert Aderholt (R-AL) Agriculture Chairman

Robert Aderholt (R-AL) Agriculture Chairman

U.S. House Appropriations Committee Chairman Hal Rogers (R-KY) announced the full slate of House members who will chair appropriations subcommittees in the upcoming 114th Congress.  The winners of these coveted chairmanships are known as “Cardinals,” and among them are five new chairman. They are:

  • Tom Cole (R-OK) Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services and Education
  • Maio Diaz-Balart (R-FL) Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development
  • Charlie Dent (R-PA) Subcommittee on Military Construction and Veterans Affairs
  • Tom Graves (R-GA) Subcommittee on Legislative Branch
  • John Culberson (R-TX) Subcommittee on (Departments of) Commerce, State & Justice

The remaining seven subcommittee Cardinals stay the same including Robert Aderholt (R-AL), Agriculture, Food and Drug Administration and Ken Calvert (R-CA) Interior and Environment.

The Appropriations Cardinals in the 114th

Subcommittee Chairman for 114th Chairman for 113th
(if different)
Agriculture Robert B. Aderholt, Ala.
Commerce-Justice-Science John Culberson, Texas Frank R. Wolf, Va.
Defense Rodney Frelinghuysen, N.J.
Energy-Water Mike Simpson, Idaho
Financial Services Ander Crenshaw, Fla.
Homeland Security John Carter, Texas
Interior-Environment Ken Calvert, Calif.
Labor-HHS-Education Tom Cole, Okla. Jack Kingston, Ga.
Legislative Branch Tom Graves, Ga. Tom Cole, Okla.
Military Construction-VA Charlie Dent, Pa. John Culberson, Texas
State-Foreign Operations Kay Granger, Texas
Transportation-HUD Mario Diaz-Balart, Fla. Tom Latham, Iowa


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