WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Leonard Lance (R-NJ-7) has been appointed to the House Energy and Commerce Committee.
“I am honored to have been selected by my colleagues to join the House Energy and Commerce Committee,” Lance said. “This appointment will allow me to better represent the tens of thousands of New Jerseyeans who work in the energy, health, telecommunications and life sciences industries. I look forward to working in a bipartisan capacity to help strengthen our state economy and bring more jobs to the Garden State.”
The Committee on Energy and Commerce has a broad legislative jurisdiction including national energy and environmental policy, health and health facilities, interstate and foreign commerce, consumer affairs and consumer protection, and travel and tourism.
Lance will also serve on the Health Subcommittee as well as the Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade Subcommittee. He leaves the House Financial Services Committee where he served during his first term in Washington.
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