Pelosi Names Congressman Don Beyer as Vice Chair of the Joint Economic Committee

January 14, 2020
Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Speaker Nancy Pelosi today named Congressman Don Beyer of Virginia to be Vice Chair of the Joint Economic Committee, replacing Chairwoman Carolyn Maloney of New York.

“On behalf of House Democrats, it is a privilege to announce Congressman Don Beyer as the new Vice Chair of the Joint Economic Committee for the 116th Congress,” said Speaker Nancy Pelosi.  “As a powerful voice in Congress and on the Joint Economic Committee, Congressman Beyer has fought tirelessly to confront the disparity of income that is undermining the confidence of millions of hard-working Americans.  At the helm of the JEC, his skilled leadership and firm values will be essential to bring meaningful progress that strengthens our economy, protects American workers and makes a difference in the lives of the American people.  Congressman Beyer and the Democratic members of the JEC remain a critical force in House Democrats’ fight For The People, and will continue to bring their vision and expertise to build a brighter future for every American.”