Pelosi Announces New Committee Assignments

May 12, 2021
Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced the following new committee assignments for the 117th Congress.  Congressman Steven Horsford of Nevada will join the House Armed Services Committee, Congressman Joe Neguse of Colorado will join the House Rules Committee and Congressman Troy Carter of Louisiana, who was sworn in yesterday, will serve on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and the House Small Business Committee.

“As Speaker, it is a privilege to name these three outstanding Members of Congress to these vital committees,” said Speaker Nancy Pelosi.  “Strengthened by their experience, commitment and ingenuity, the Democratic House will continue our work to help our nation Build Back Better after this crisis, in a way that lifts up all families.

“Congressman Steven Horsford has been a tireless champion for the well-being of working families, and as a member of the Armed Services Committee, he will proudly defend the security of his constituents and the country,” continued Speaker Pelosi.  “To fill the seat of the late Congressman Alcee Hastings on the Rules Committee, I am pleased to appoint Congressman Joe Neguse, an effective, deeply respected advocate for justice and an indispensable leader in our Caucus.  It is a joy to welcome Congressman Troy Carter to the House and to the Transportation and Infrastructure and Small Business Committees, where our Caucus and his constituents will be well-served by his decades of legislative leadership and relentless voice For the People.”