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Kline Welcomes New and Returning Committee Members

Press Release

Location: Washington, DC

U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce Chairman John Kline (R-MN) today announced the Republican committee members for the 113th Congress.

"I am pleased to welcome new and returning members to the House Education and the Workforce Committee," said Chairman Kline. "We are fortunate to have assembled a team of remarkable men and women whose knowledge and expertise will be paramount as we address the challenges facing America's schools and workplaces. I look forward to working with my committee colleagues in the 113th Congress on smart, fiscally responsible reforms that strengthen our workforce, reinvigorate job creation, and rebuild the nation's education system."

Republican Committee Members for the 113th Congress include:

Rep. Thomas E. Petri (R-WI)*
Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-CA)*
Rep. Joe Wilson (R-SC)*
Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC)*
Rep. Tom Price (R-GA)*
Rep. Kenny Marchant (R-TX)*
Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-CA)*
Rep. David "Phil" Roe (R-TN)*
Rep. Glenn "GT" Thompson (R-PA)*
Rep. Tim Walberg (R-MI)*
Rep. Matt Salmon (R-AZ)*
Rep. Brett Guthrie (R-KY)*
Rep. Scott DesJarlais (R-TN)*
Rep. Todd Rokita (R-IN)*
Rep. Larry Bucshon (R-IN)*
Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC)*
Rep. Lou Barletta (R-PA)*
Rep. Martha Roby (R-AL)*
Rep. Joseph J. Heck (R-NV)*
Rep. -- elect Susan Brooks (R-IN)
Rep. -- elect Richard Hudson (R-NC)
Rep. -- elect Luke Messer (R-IN)
* Indicates prior service on the committee.

Chairman Kline has selected the following members to serve as subcommittee chairs:

Rep. Virginia Foxx (NC-5), Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training

Rep. Phil Roe (TN-1), Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions

Rep. Todd Rokita (IN-4) Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education

Rep. Tim Walberg (MI-7), Subcommittee on Workforce Protections

The committee's leadership slate and the jurisdiction and makeup of its subcommittees will be ratified by the full committee membership later this month. Membership and organizational changes may be announced at that time.

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