Iowa, Maryland lawmakers join panel to oversee USDA, FDA spending

By Philip Brasher

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WASHINGTON, Jan. 14, 2015 - Freshman Rep. David Young, R-Iowa, has been awarded a seat on the House Appropriations subcommittee that controls spending for the Agriculture Department and Food and Drug Administration.

Young, a former chief of staff to Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, who represents Des Moines and southwest Iowa, replaced Tom Latham, R-Iowa, who was a longtime member of the Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee, Rep. Andy Harris, R-Md., also was assigned to the Agriculture panel.Harris, a physician who is starting his third term, represents Maryland's heavily agricultural Eastern Shore. 

Jeff Fortenberry, R-Neb., dropped off the subcommittee.

Robert Aderholt, R-Ala., remains chairman of the subcommittee. The other GOP members are Alan Nunnelee of Mississippi, Kevin Yoder of Kansas, Tom Rooney of Florida and David Valadao of California.

Fortenberry is joining the Energy and Water subcommittee, which determines funding for water projects, along with Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Wash.

The Interior and Environment subcommittee, which handles the budgets of the EPA, Fish and Wildlife Service, Bureau of Land Management and Forest Service among other agencies, is getting two new members: Mark Amodei of Nevada and Evan Jenkins of West Virginia.

The full GOP lineup on Appropriations subcommittees:

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Agriculture

Chairman Robert Aderholt, R-Ala.

Alan Nunnelee, R-Miss.

Kevin Yoder, R-Kansas

Tom Rooney, R-Fla.

David Valadao, R-Calif.

Andy Harris, R-Md.

David Young, R-Iowa

 

Commerce, Justice, Science
Chairman John Culberson, R-Texas

Robert Aderholt, R-Ala.

John Carter, R-Texas

Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Wash.

Martha Roby, R-Ala.

David Jolly, R-Fla.

Evan Jenkins, R-W.Va.

 

Defense

Chairman Rodney Frelinghuysen, R-N.J.

Kay Granger, R-Texas

Ander Crenshaw, R-Fla.

Ken Calvert, R-Calif.

Tom Cole, R-Okla.

Steve Womack, R-Ark.

Robert Aderholt, R-Ala.

John Carter, R-Texas

Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Fla.

Tom Graves, R-Ga.

 

Energy and Water

Chairman Mike Simpson, R-Idaho

Rodney Frelinghuysen, R-N.J.

Alan Nunnelee, R-Miss.

Ken Calvert, R-Calif.

Chuck Fleischmann, R-Tenn.

Jeff Fortenberry, R-Neb.

Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Wash.

David Valadao, R-Calif.

 

Financial Services

Chairman Ander Crenshaw, R-Fla.

Tom Graves, R-Ga.

Kevin Yoder, R-Kansas

Steve Womack, R-Ark.

Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Wash.

Mark Amodei, R-Nevada

Scott Rigell, R-Va.

 

Homeland Security

Chairman John Carter, R-Texas

John Culberson, R-Texas

Rodney Frelinghuysen, R-N.J.

Chuck Fleischmann, R-Tenn.

Andy Harris, R-Md.

Chris Stewart, R-Utah

David Young, R-Iowa

 

Interior

Chairman Ken Calvert, R-Calif.

Mike Simpson, R-Idaho

Tom Cole, R-Okla.

David Joyce, R-Ohio

Chris Stewart, R-Utah

Mark Amodei, R-Nevada

Evan Jenkins, R-W.Va.

 

Labor, Health and Human Services

Chairman Tom Cole, R-Okla.

Mike Simpson, R-Idaho

Steve Womack, R-Ark.

Chuck Fleischmann, R-Tenn.

Andy Harris, R-Md.

Martha Roby, R-Ala.

Charlie Dent, R-Pa.

Scott Rigell, R-Va.

 

Legislative Branch

Chairman Tom Graves, R-Ga.

Mark Amodei, R-Nevada

Scott Rigell, R-Va.

David Young, R-Iowa

Evan Jenkins, R-W.Va.

 

Military Construction and Veterans Affairs

Chairman Charlie Dent, R-Penn.

Alan Nunnelee, R-Miss.

Jeff Fortenberry, R-Neb.

Tom Rooney, R-Fla.

Martha Roby, R-Ala.

David Joyce, R-Ohio

David Jolly, R-Fla.

 

State and Foreign Operations

Chairwoman Kay Granger, R-Tex.

Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Fla.

Charlie Dent, R-Penn.

Ander Crenshaw, R-Fla.

Tom Rooney, R-Fla.

Jeff Fortenberry, R-Neb.

Chris Stewart, R-Utah

 

Transportation, Housing and Urban Development

Chairman Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Fla.

Kay Granger, R-Texas

David Joyce, R-Ohio

John Culberson, R-Texas

Kevin Yoder, R-Kansas

David Valadao, R-Calif.

David Jolly, R-Fla.


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