U.S. Representative Blake Farenthold (TX-27) today announced his 3 committee assignments for the 113th Congress. For the second consecutive Congress, Farenthold will serve on the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform and Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. Farenthold will also serve on the Judiciary Committee. Representative Farenthold will Chair the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on Federal Workforce, U.S. Postal Service and the Census. He will also serve as Vice Chairman on the Judiciary Committee Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law.
In making this announcement, Farenthold issued the following statement:
"I'm honored to continue my service on the Committees on Oversight and Government Reform and Transportation and Infrastructure while beginning work on the Judiciary Committee. Many of our nation's most pressing issues fall under the jurisdiction of these committees. My assignments will allow me to help strengthen our economy by creating jobs, improve our infrastructure and lower the tax burden on American families. Working to make the federal government more accountable and efficient is a top priority of mine."