Washington, DC– This week Congressman Earl Blumenauer (D–Ore) was assigned to the Committee on Budget as well as the following Ways and Means subcommittees: the Subcommittee on Trade and the Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures. Congressman Blumenauer is a seventh-term Congressman and former member of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and the International Relations Committee.
 
“I am excited by these new Committee assignments and look forward to working hard to balance fiscal discipline with some of the most important domestic issues facing families – from healthcare to Social Security to energy policy. With more than a decade of experience in the House, and with the new opportunity to serve on two key subcommittees, I will remain committed to ensuring Oregon’s families are safe, healthy and economically secure.”
 
Also joining Congressman Blumenauer on the Budget Committee is Congresswoman Darlene Hooley (D-Ore) and Congressman Brian Baird (D-WA), signaling the growing influence of the Northwest Delegation in the 110th Congress.

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