Pelosi Announces More Committee Assignments

January 11, 2007
Press Release
Washington, D.C. - Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced today that the House Democratic Steering Committee approved more committee assignments. 'The intellect and leadership of these Members will be crucial to House Democrats' efforts to take America in a new direction,' Speaker Pelosi said. 'Their depth of knowledge will serve as a valuable resource on our committee as Democrats work to increase opportunity and prosperity for all Americans, not just the privileged few.'

Speaker Pelosi also announced that she has appointed Congressman John Tanner of Tennessee as Chairman of the United States Group of the N.A.T.O. Parliamentary Assembly and Congressman Alcee Hastings of Florida as Chairman of the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe (Helsinki Commission).

The new Committee members are:

Agriculture Committee

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Congressman Earl Pomeroy of North Dakota

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Congressman Lincoln Davis of Tennessee

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Congressman John Barrow of Georgia

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Congressman Nick Lampson of Texas

Armed Services Committee

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Congressman Elijah Cummings of Maryland

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Financial Services Committee

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Congressman Jim Marshall of Georgia

Foreign Affairs Committee

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Congressman John Tanner of Tennessee

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Congresswoman Lynn Woolsey of California

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Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee of Texas

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Congressman Ruben Hinojosa of Texas

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Congressman David Wu of Oregon

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Congressman Brad Miller of North Carolina

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Congresswoman Linda Sánchez of California

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Congressman David Scott of Georgia

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Congressman Jim Costa of California

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Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords

Homeland Security Committee

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Congressman Henry Cuellar of Texas

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Congressman Al Green of Texas

Judiciary Committee

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Congressman Luis Gutierrez of Illinois

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Congressman Brad Sherman of California

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Congressman Anthony Weiner of New York

Oversight and Government Reform Committee

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Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton of the District of Columbia

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Congresswoman Betty McCollum of Minnesota

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Congressman Jim Cooper of Tennessee

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Congressman Chris Van Hollen of Maryland

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Congressman John Sarbanes of Maryland

Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

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Congresswoman Doris Matsui of California

Veterans' Affairs Committee

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Congressman Michael Doyle of Pennsylvania

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Congressman John Salazar of Colorado

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Congressman Ciro Rodriguez of Texas

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Congressman Joe Donnelly of Indiana

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Congressman Jerry McNerney of California

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Congressman Zack Space of Ohio