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Dem. House Committee Assignments Are In

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) has announced the names of freshman members nominated by the House Democratic Steering Committee to the following House committees: Agriculture, Education & Labor, Foreign Affairs, Judiciary, Natural Resources, Oversight & Government Reform, Science & Technology, Small Business, and Veterans' Affairs.

Her announcement comes a day after Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) circulated Democratic Senate committee assignments.

The Steering Committee's approved list is after the jump.

--Sarah Lovenheim

Agriculture

-- Eric Massa of New York
-- Bobby Bright of Alabama
-- Betsy Markey of Colorado
-- Frank Kratovil of Maryland
-- Mark Schauer of Michigan
-- Larry Kissell of North Carolina
-- John Boccieri of Ohio

Education & Labor

-- Gregorio Sablan of the Mariana Islands
-- Dina Titus of Nevada

Foreign Affairs

-- Albio Sires of New Jersey
-- Michael McMahon of New York

Judiciary

-- Pedro Pierluisi of Puerto Rico

Natural Resources

-- Martin Heinrich of New Mexico

Oversight & Government Reform

-- Gerry Connolly of Virginia

Science & Technology

-- Marcia Fudge of Ohio
-- Ben Lujan of New Mexico
-- Paul Tonko of New York
-- Parker Griffith of Alabama

Small Business

-- Kathy Dahlkemper of Pennsylvania
-- Kurt Schrader of Oregon
-- Ann Kirkpatrick of Arizona
-- Glenn Nye of Virginia

Veterans' Affairs

-- Debbie Halvorson of Illinois
-- Tom Perriello of Virginia
-- Harry Teague of New Mexico

The following members nominated by Pelosi were confirmed by the Democratic Caucus to serve on the Rules Committee:

-- Ed Perlmutter of Colorado
-- Chellie Pingree of Maine
-- Jared Polis of Colorado

By Washington Post editors  |  January 14, 2009; 1:42 PM ET
Categories:  House  
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