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Ranking Member Walz Welcomes New Democratic Members To HVAC

Feb 15, 2017
Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Ranking Member Tim Walz (D-MN) released the following statement after the House Committee on Veterans Affairs held a business meeting to welcome and formally assign Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (D-CT), Congressman Scott Peters (D-CA), and Congressman Kilili Sablan (D-MP) to HVAC Subcommittees. In addition, Congresswoman Esty was elected by her Democratic colleagues to serve as Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs.

“It is an honor and a privilege to welcome Congresswoman Esty, Congressman Scott Peters, and Congressman Sablan to our Committee,” Rep. Walz said. “The Committee is fortunate to have these Representatives who exhibit their commitment to serve veterans and their families every single day. I look forward to the great work we will accomplish together to improve the lives of the brave men and women who have served our country.”

“I congratulate Congresswoman Esty for being elected to serve as the Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs. I know her to be a dedicated and passionate advocate for veterans in her district, and I am confident that as Ranking Member she will be able to extend that commitment to every veteran in the U.S.”

HVAC Subcommittee Assignments in the 115th Congress

Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs

  1. Rep. Elizabeth Esty (D-CT), Ranking Member
  2. Rep. Julia Brownley (D-CA)
  3. Rep. Kilili Sablan (D-MP)

Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity

  1. Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-TX), Ranking Member
  2. Rep. Mark Takano (D-CA)
  3. Rep. J. Luis Correa (D-CA)
  4. Rep. Kathleen Rice (D-NY)

Subcommittee on Health

  1. Rep Julia Brownley (D-CA), Ranking Member
  2. Rep. Mark Takano (D-CA)
  3. Rep. Ann Kuster (D-NH)
  4. Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-TX)
  5. Rep. J. Luis Correa (D-CA)

Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations

  1. Rep. Ann Kuster (D-NH), Ranking Member
  2. Rep. Kathleen Rice (D-NY)
  3. Rep. Scott Peters (D-CA)
  4. Rep. Kilili Sablan (D-MP)

 

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