WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Kelly Armstrong (R-ND) was selected to serve as Vice Chair of the House Energy and Commerce Committee. Additionally, he will serve on the Subcommittee on Energy, Climate, and Grid Security, the Subcommittee on Innovation, Data, and Commerce, and the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations.
“I’m honored to serve as Vice Chair of the Energy and Commerce Committee,”said Congressman Armstrong. “I look forward to working with E&C Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers to lead an agenda that stands up for North Dakotans and best serves the American people.”
The E&C Committee has wide jurisdiction over critical issues including healthcare, telecommunications, technology, consumer safety, environment, food and drug safety, energy, and interstate and foreign commerce. Established in 1795, the committee is the oldest continuous standing committee in the House of Representatives. Learn more here.