WASHINGTON, DC – The House Republican Steering Committee today recommended the following lawmakers to serve as committee chairs in the 114th Congress:

Agriculture – Rep. Mike Conaway (R-TX)
Appropriations – Rep. Hal Rogers (R-KY)
Armed Services – Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX)
Budget – Rep. Tom Price (R-GA)
Education & the Workforce – Rep. John Kline (R-MN)
Energy & Commerce – Rep. Fred Upton (R-MI)
Financial Services – Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R-TX)
Foreign Affairs – Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA)
Homeland Security – Rep. Michael McCaul (R-TX)
Judiciary – Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-VA)
Natural Resources – Rep. Rob Bishop (R-UT)
Oversight & Government Reform – Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT)
Science, Space, and Technology – Rep. Lamar Smith (R-TX)
Small Business – Rep. Steve Chabot (R-OH)
Transportation & Infrastructure – Rep. Bill Shuster (R-PA)
Veterans’ Affairs – Rep. Jeff Miller (R-FL)
Ways & Means – Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI)

Let me offer my heartfelt congratulations to my colleagues, all of whom have my utmost trust and confidence,” House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) said.  “These lawmakers understand that we have big challenges ahead, and the opportunity to do some great things in the new American Congress.  I know they will set high standards of oversight, foster input and contributions from both the majority and the minority, and produce solutions worthy of the people we serve.”

Speaker Boehner has previously announced the following committee chair appointments:

Administration – Rep. Candice Miller (R-MI)
Ethics – Rep. Charlie Dent (R-PA)
Intelligence – Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA)
Rules – Rep. Pete Sessions (R-TX)

These recommendations will be presented to the full House Republican Conference for ratification.