House Appropriations Committee Chairman Hal Rogers today announced the Republicans Members who will serve as Vice Chairs of the 12 Appropriations subcommittees for the 113th Congress. These Members will serve as Chair of the subcommittee in the absence of the Chairperson, and assist them in official Committee duties.
"The Committee's Vice Chairs are a group of committed, knowledgeable Members, each with a deep understanding of the Appropriations process and a desire to get our federal budgets back into balance," Chairman Rogers said. "I expect they will serve capably and dutifully, playing a very important role in what will be a challenging but hopefully fruitful Appropriations year."
The Subcommittee Vice Chairs are as follows:
Agriculture: Kevin Yoder, Kansas
Commerce, Justice, Science: Jo Bonner, Alabama
Defense: Rodney Frelinghuysen, New Jersey
Financial Services: Mario Diaz-Balart, Florida
Energy and Water: Alan Nunnelee, Mississippi
Homeland Security: John Culberson, Texas
Interior and Environment: Ken Calvert, California
Labor, Health and Human Services, Education: Rodney Alexander, Louisiana
Legislative Branch: C.W. Bill Young, Florida
Military Construction and Veterans Affairs: John Carter, Texas
State and Foreign Operations: Charles Dent, Pennsylvania
Transportation, Housing and Urban Development: Tom Cole, Oklahoma