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Economic Opportunity

"Before I conclude the subject of public justice I cannot omit to mention the obligations this country is under, to that meritorious class of veteran non-commissioned officers and privates who have been discharged for inabilit... Nothing could be a more melancholy and distressing sight, than to behold those who have shed their blood or lost their limbs in the service of their country..." - George Washington

The Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity has legislative, oversight, and investigative jurisdiction over the education of veterans, employment and training of veterans, vocational rehabilitation, veterans' housing programs, readjustment of servicemembers to civilian life, and servicemembers civil relief.

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Subcommittee's Activity in Previous Congress

Ranking Member

  • Beto O'Rourke
    Beto O'Rourke
    Texas-16

Democratic Members

  • Mark Takano
    Mark Takano
    California-41
  • J. Correa
    J. Correa
    California-46
  • Kathleen Rice
    Kathleen Rice
    New York-04

Chairman

  • Jodey Arrington
    Jodey Arrington
    Texas-19

Republican Members

  • Jim Banks
    Jim Banks
    Indiana-03
  • John Rutherford
    John Rutherford
    Florida-04
  • Gus Bilirakis
    Gus Bilirakis
    Florida-12
  • Brad Wenstrup
    Brad Wenstrup
    Ohio-02