A guide to the committees: Senate

A guide to the committees: Senate

Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry
Appropriations
Armed Services
Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs
Budget
Commerce, Science and Transportation 
Energy and Natural Resources 
Environment and Public Works
Finance
Foreign Relations
Health, Education, Labor and Pensions 
Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
Indian Affairs
Judiciary
Rules and Administration
Small Business and Entrepreneurship
Veterans’ Affairs
Select Committee on Ethics
Select Committee on Intelligence
Special Committee on Aging

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Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry

Jurisdiction: The agricultural system, animal industry, food stamp programs, forestry and wilderness areas, human nutrition, agricultural engineering, rural development

Chairman: Pat RobertsPat RobertsThe Hill's Whip List: Senate ObamaCare repeal bill Meet Jay Sekulow, the new face of Trump’s legal team Overnight Healthcare: Senate GOP eyes July vote on health bill MORE (R-Kan.)

Ranking member: Debbie StabenowDebbie StabenowNo certainty on cost-sharing payments to insurers Dems express concerns about Trump's proposed rural development cuts Trump, Clinton campaign aides launch their own bids MORE (D-Mich.)

Subcommittees: Commodities, Risk Management and Trade; Rural Development and Energy; Conservation, Forestry and Natural Resources; Nutrition, Agricultural Research and Specialty Crops; Livestock, Marketing and Agriculture Security

Members: Thad CochranThad CochranDefense hawks gird for budget brawl Congressional politics hurts cotton farmers GOP senators dismiss Trump filibuster change MORE (R-Miss.), Patrick LeahyPatrick LeahyGoing national with automatic voter registration Republicans slam Trump’s new policy toward Cuba Trump draws a harder line on Cuba MORE (D-Vt.), Mitch McConnellMitch McConnellGOP at decisive moment on Planned Parenthood Opioid crisis threatens GOP ObamaCare repeal Trump making calls to senators on healthcare bill MORE (R-Ky.), Sherrod BrownSherrod BrownDems push for more action on power grid cybersecurity Senate Banking panel huddles with regulators on bank relief Overnight Regulation: Labor groups fear rollback of Obama worker protection rule | Trump regs czar advances in Senate | New FCC enforcement chief MORE (D-Ohio), John BoozmanJohn BoozmanLobbying World The Hill's 12:30 Report GOP leader tempers ObamaCare expectations MORE (R-Ark.), Amy KlobucharAmy KlobucharGoing national with automatic voter registration Wildfires won't stop at the edge of public land — sustainability policy shouldn't either Klobuchar defends Senate Democrats on Trump nominations MORE (D-Minn.), John HoevenJohn HoevenGOP considers keeping ObamaCare taxes Senators want governors involved in health talks Republicans go to battle over pre-existing conditions MORE (R-N.D.), Michael BennetMichael BennetDems step up attacks on GOP ObamaCare bill Trump welcomes Gorsuch on first Supreme Court visit Why higher education is in need of regulatory relief MORE (D-Colo.), Joni Ernst (R-Iowa), Kirsten GillibrandKirsten GillibrandBipartisan senators seek to boost expertise in military justice system Mattis gaining power in Trump’s Cabinet What do Democrats stand for? MORE (D-N.Y.), Chuck GrassleyChuck GrassleySenate panel questions Lynch on alleged FBI interference The Hill's 12:30 Report GOP senator surprises top Dem with birthday cake MORE (R-Iowa), Joe DonnellyJoe DonnellyLawmakers sport LSU gear at baseball game in honor of Scalise Senate votes to continue arming Saudis As Yemenis suffer the consequences Overnight Defense: Mattis defends Trump budget | Senate rejects effort to block Saudi deal | Boeing to cut 50 executive jobs MORE (D-Ind.), John ThuneJohn ThuneSenate panel unveils aviation bill with consumer protections, drone fix Four Senate conservatives say they oppose ObamaCare repeal bill Live coverage: Senate GOP unveils its ObamaCare repeal bill MORE (R-S.D.), Heidi HeitkampHeidi HeitkampSenate Dem undecided on 2018 reelection run Trump ‘regulatory czar’: Two-for-one rule can work Congress should just say no to more green energy handouts MORE (D-N.D.), Steve Daines (R-Mont.), Bob CaseyBob CaseyLive coverage: Senate Dems hold talkathon to protest GOP health plan Ryan Phillippe to visit Capitol Hill to advocate for military caregivers Dem senators seize on Senate press crackdown MORE Jr. (D-Pa.), David Perdue (R-Ga.), Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.), Luther Strange (R-Ala.) 

 

Committee on Appropriations 

Jurisdiction: Federal funding for government agencies and supplemental spending bills 

Chairman: Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) 

Ranking member: Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.)

Subcommittees: Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration and Related Agencies; Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies; Defense; Energy and Water Development; Financial Services and General Government; Homeland Security; Interior, Environment and Related Agencies; Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies; Legislative Branch; Military Construction, Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies; State, Foreign Operations and Related Programs; Transportation, Housing and Urban Development and Related Agencies 

Members: Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), Patty MurrayPatty MurrayDems push for more action on power grid cybersecurity Live coverage: Senate GOP unveils its ObamaCare repeal bill Senators grill Perry on Yucca nuclear storage plans MORE (D-Wash.), Richard Shelby (R-Ala.), Dianne FeinsteinDianne FeinsteinDem senators urged Obama to take action on Russia before election Senate panel questions Lynch on alleged FBI interference The Hill's 12:30 Report MORE (D-Calif.), Lamar AlexanderLamar AlexanderThe Hill's Whip List: Senate ObamaCare repeal bill Trump administration pays June ObamaCare subsidies to insurers Republicans and the lost promise of local control in education MORE (R-Tenn.), Dick DurbinDick DurbinSunday shows preview: Senate healthcare debate heats up Dems push for more action on power grid cybersecurity Live coverage: Senate GOP unveils its ObamaCare repeal bill MORE (D-Ill.), Susan CollinsSusan CollinsGOP at decisive moment on Planned Parenthood Sunday shows preview: Senate healthcare debate heats up GOP Medicaid cuts will be disastrous for millions with Alzheimer’s MORE (R-Maine), Jack ReedJack ReedDems push for more action on power grid cybersecurity 3 tips for President Trump before he outsources his duties to Mattis McCain threatens to block Trump's deputy Defense nominee MORE (D-R.I.), Lisa MurkowskiLisa MurkowskiGOP at decisive moment on Planned Parenthood GOP Medicaid cuts will be disastrous for millions with Alzheimer’s Overnight Healthcare: Latest on Senate healthcare bill | Four conservatives say they'll oppose | Obama slams bill | Health groups offer scathing criticism MORE (R-Alaska), Jon TesterJon TesterOvernight Regulation: Labor groups fear rollback of Obama worker protection rule | Trump regs czar advances in Senate | New FCC enforcement chief Trump's 'regulatory czar' advances in Senate Gianforte causes stir after becoming newest House member MORE (D-Mont.), Lindsey GrahamLindsey GrahamSenate panel questions Lynch on alleged FBI interference The Hill's Whip List: Senate ObamaCare repeal bill Judiciary Committee to continue Russia probe after Mueller meeting MORE (R-S.C.), Tom UdallTom UdallDems, greens press Trump administration on methane rewrites Overnight Regulation: House passes bill to roll back Dodd-Frank | Sage grouse back in the spotlight | GOP chair won't back Glass-Steagall revival Overnight Tech: FCC disputes reporter's account of 'manhandling' incident | Verizon to cut 2K jobs at Yahoo | Russians used spyware on Instagram | Virginia moves on 5G networks MORE (D-N.M.), Roy BluntRoy BluntOvernight Regulation: Senate Banking panel huddles with regulators on bank relief | FCC proposes 2M fine on robocaller | Yellowstone grizzly loses endangered protection Overnight Finance: Big US banks pass Fed stress tests | Senate bill repeals most ObamaCare taxes | Senate expected to pass Russian sanctions bill for second time GOP senator: 'No reason' to try to work with Dems on healthcare MORE (R-Mo.), Jeanne Shaheen Jeanne ShaheenDems push for more action on power grid cybersecurity Senate overwhelmingly passes Russia sanctions deal Russia sanctions deal clears key Senate hurdle MORE (D-N.H.), Jerry MoranJerry MoranProposal to privatize air traffic control struggles to win over critics Senate panel to reject Trump’s air traffic control plan in aviation bill Senate panel readies must-pass aviation bill MORE (R-Kan.), Jeff MerkleyJeff MerkleyMerkley: Trump 'absolutely' tried to intimidate Comey Overnight Regulation: Labor groups fear rollback of Obama worker protection rule | Trump regs czar advances in Senate | New FCC enforcement chief Dems urge Sessions to reject AT&T-Time Warner merger MORE (D-Ore.), John Hoeven (R-N.D.), Christopher CoonsChris CoonsOvernight Regulation: Labor groups fear rollback of Obama worker protection rule | Trump regs czar advances in Senate | New FCC enforcement chief Overnight Tech: Uber CEO resigns | Trump's Iowa tech trip | Dems push Sessions to block AT&T-Time Warner deal | Lawmakers warned on threat to election systems | Senate Dem offers patent reform bill MORE (D-Del.), John Boozman (R-Ark.), Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii), Shelley Moore CapitoShelley Moore CapitoSanders: GOP healthcare bill is a 'moral outrage' Opioid crisis threatens GOP ObamaCare repeal Sanders to headline 'Don't Take Our Health Care' bus tour MORE (R-W.Va.), Tammy BaldwinTammy BaldwinDems push for more action on power grid cybersecurity Overnight Regulation: Labor groups fear rollback of Obama worker protection rule | Trump regs czar advances in Senate | New FCC enforcement chief Dems urge Sessions to reject AT&T-Time Warner merger MORE (D-Wis.), James Lankford (R-Okla.), Chris MurphyChris MurphyDems push for more action on power grid cybersecurity Senate panel demands Trump's legal rationale for shooting Syrian jet Dems limited in their ability to slow ObamaCare vote MORE (D-Conn.), Steve Daines (R-Mont.), Joe ManchinJoe ManchinSunday shows preview: Senate healthcare debate heats up Zinke hits Dems for delaying Interior nominees Manchin faces primary challenge from the left MORE (D-W.Va.), Marco RubioMarco RubioWill Republicans stand up to the NRA's insurrection rhetoric? The Hill's Whip List: Senate ObamaCare repeal bill Ivanka Trump turns to House GOP on paid family leave MORE (R-Fla.), Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.), John Kennedy (R-La.) 

 

Committee on Armed Services 

Jurisdiction: The military, Department of Defense, related research and development, nuclear energy matters related to national security

Chairman: John McCainJohn McCainFrustrated Dems say Obama botched Russia response Coats: Trump seemed obsessed with Russia probe The Hill's Whip List: Senate ObamaCare repeal bill MORE (R-Ariz.)

Ranking member: Jack Reed (D-R.I.)

Subcommittees: Airland; Cybersecurity; Emerging Threats and Capabilities; Personnel; Readiness and Management Support; Seapower; Strategic Forces 

Members: James InhofeJames InhofeMcCain strikes back as Trump’s chief critic Turbulence for Trump on air traffic control Parliamentarian threatens deadly blow to GOP healthcare bill MORE (R-Okla.), Bill NelsonBill NelsonSenate panel unveils aviation bill with consumer protections, drone fix Driverless cars speed onto political agenda Biden leaves options on table for another White House bid MORE (D-Fla.), Roger WickerRoger WickerOvernight Defense: GOP chairman moves ahead with 0B defense bill | Lawmakers eye 355 ship navy | Senate panel seeks answers on shoot down of Syrian jet Lawmakers unveil bill to set 355-ship Navy Overnight Tech: Uber CEO resigns | Trump's Iowa tech trip | Dems push Sessions to block AT&T-Time Warner deal | Lawmakers warned on threat to election systems | MORE (R-Miss.), Claire McCaskillClaire McCaskillSenators question need for HHS cyber office Overnight Cybersecurity: Obama DHS chief defends Russian hack response | Trump huddles on grid security | Lawmakers warned about cyber threat to election systems We must protect our most vulnerable from financial fraudsters MORE (D-Mo.), Deb FischerDeb FischerIvanka Trump turns to House GOP on paid family leave GOP senators pleased with Ivanka Trump meeting on family leave, child tax credits McCain threatens to block Trump's deputy Defense nominee MORE (R-Neb.), Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.), Tom CottonTom CottonOnly Congress can enable drone technology to reach its full potential Senate Dem offers patent reform bill Sasse: Someone subscribed me to Nickleback emails as a prank MORE (R-Ark.), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), Mike Rounds (R-S.D.), Richard BlumenthalRichard BlumenthalOnly Congress can enable drone technology to reach its full potential Overnight Regulation: Labor groups fear rollback of Obama worker protection rule | Trump regs czar advances in Senate | New FCC enforcement chief Dems urge Sessions to reject AT&T-Time Warner merger MORE (D-Conn.), Joni Ernst (R-Iowa), Joe Donnelly (D-Ind.), Thom TillisThom R. TillisThe Hill's Whip List: Senate ObamaCare repeal bill Lawmakers celebrate National Selfie Day on Twitter Navy leaders defend Trump's lackluster ship budget MORE (R-N.C.), Mazie HironoMazie HironoDems push for more action on power grid cybersecurity Senate Dem offers patent reform bill Office of Government Ethics: Bannon’s waiver 'problematic' MORE (D-Hawaii), Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska), Tim KaineTim KaineLive coverage: Senate Dems hold talkathon to protest GOP health plan Trump supporter who lost tight Va. governor primary weighs Senate run Northam defeats Sanders-backed candidate in Va. gov primary MORE (D-Va.), David Perdue (R-Ga.), Angus KingAngus KingZinke hits Dems for delaying Interior nominees Angus King: I’m sure Flynn will 'appear before the committee one way or another' GOP senators pleased with Ivanka Trump meeting on family leave, child tax credits MORE (I-Maine), Ted CruzTed CruzGOP at decisive moment on Planned Parenthood Trump: ‘I cannot imagine’ GOP senators don’t back healthcare bill Trump making calls to senators on healthcare bill MORE (R-Texas), Martin HeinrichMartin HeinrichDems push for more action on power grid cybersecurity The Memo: Five takeaways from Jeff Sessions’s testimony Overnight Cybersecurity: Sessions denies Russia collusion | First agency gets 'A' grade on IT | Feds out North Korean botnet | Unusual security update for Windows XP MORE (D-N.M.), Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenWarren cautions Dems against infighting What does the working class want? Better schedules. Live coverage: Senate GOP unveils its ObamaCare repeal bill MORE (D-Mass.), Ben Sasse (R-Neb.), Gary Peters (D-Mich.), Luther Strange (R-Ala.) 

 

Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs

Jurisdiction: Banks and other financial institutions, the Federal Reserve system, price controls, deposit insurance, export promotion and controls, public and private housing, urban development and mass transit

Chairman: Mike CrapoMike CrapoOvernight Regulation: Senate Banking panel huddles with regulators on bank relief | FCC proposes 2M fine on robocaller | Yellowstone grizzly loses endangered protection Overnight Finance: Big US banks pass Fed stress tests | Senate bill repeals most ObamaCare taxes | Senate expected to pass Russian sanctions bill for second time All big US banks pass Dodd-Frank stress tests MORE (R-Idaho)

Ranking member: Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio)

Subcommittees: Economic Policy; Housing, Transportation and Community Development; Financial Institutions and Consumer Protection; National Security and International Trade and Finance; Securities, Insurance and Investment 

Members: Richard Shelby (R-Ala.), Jack Reed (D-R.I.), Bob CorkerBob CorkerPolicymakers forget duty to protect taxpayers from financial failures Overnight Defense: GOP chairman moves ahead with 0B defense bill | Lawmakers eye 355 ship navy | Senate panel seeks answers on shoot down of Syrian jet Overnight Cybersecurity: Trump tweetstorm on Russia probe | White House reportedly pushing to weaken sanctions bill | Podesta to testify before House Intel MORE (R-Tenn.), Bob MenendezRobert MenendezBipartisan group, Netflix actress back bill for American Latino Museum The Mideast-focused Senate letter we need to see Taiwan deserves to participate in United Nations MORE (D-N.J.), Pat Toomey (R-Pa.), Jon Tester (D-Mont.), Dean HellerDean HellerGOP at decisive moment on Planned Parenthood Trump: ‘I cannot imagine’ GOP senators don’t back healthcare bill Bill Clinton issues warning on opioid crisis: ‘It’s going to eat us all alive’ MORE (R-Nev.), Mark WarnerMark WarnerPolicymakers forget duty to protect taxpayers from financial failures Donna Brazile: Congress has duty to halt Trump on Russia sanctions Lawmakers told of growing cyber threat to election systems MORE (D-Va.), Tim ScottTim ScottThe Hill's Whip List: Senate ObamaCare repeal bill Lawmakers celebrate National Selfie Day on Twitter GOP senators pleased with Ivanka Trump meeting on family leave, child tax credits MORE (R-S.C.), Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Ben Sasse (R-Neb.), Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.), Tom Cotton (R-Ark.), Joe Donnelly (D-Ind.), Mike Rounds (R-S.D.), Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii), David Perdue (R-Ga.), Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.), Thom Tillis (R-N.C.), Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.), John Kennedy (R-La.)

 

Committee on the Budget

Jurisdiction: Yearly budget drafts, federal spending rules, the Congressional Budget Office

Chairman: Mike EnziMike EnziBudget committee approves Trump's OMB deputy Senate GOP paves way for ObamaCare repeal bill Senate returns more pessimistic than ever on healthcare MORE (R-Wyo.)

Ranking member: Bernie SandersBernie SandersSanders: GOP healthcare bill is a 'moral outrage' GOP at decisive moment on Planned Parenthood Chaffetz: Threats against lawmakers should be taken seriously MORE (I-Vt.)

Subcommittees: None

Members: Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), Patty Murray (D-Wash.), Mike Crapo (R-Idaho), Ron WydenRon WydenCommerce secretary spoiled Treasury secretary’s secret wedding: report Dems push for more action on power grid cybersecurity Senate bill would repeal most ObamaCare taxes, delay Cadillac tax MORE (D-Ore.), Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.), Pat Toomey (R-Pa.), Sheldon WhitehouseSheldon WhitehouseSenate panel questions Lynch on alleged FBI interference Judiciary Committee to continue Russia probe after Mueller meeting GOP hits the gas on ObamaCare repeal MORE (D-R.I.), Ron JohnsonRon JohnsonGOP at decisive moment on Planned Parenthood Trump: ‘I cannot imagine’ GOP senators don’t back healthcare bill Sunday shows preview: Senate healthcare debate heats up MORE (R-Wis.), Mark Warner (D-Va.), Bob Corker (R-Tenn.), Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.), David Perdue (R-Ga.), Tim Kaine (D-Va.), Cory GardnerCory GardnerMotorcycle officer in Pence motorcade injured after crash Pence meets with Koch brother in Colorado The Hill's 12:30 Report MORE (R-Colo.), Angus King (I-Maine), John Kennedy (R-La.), Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.), John Boozman (R-Ark.), Kamala Harris (D-Calif.), Luther Strange (R-Ala.)

 

Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation 

Jurisdiction: Coast Guard and merchant marine, interstate commerce, communications, highways, aviation, oceans, fisheries, climate change, disasters, science, nonmilitary aeronautics

Chairman: John Thune (R-S.D.)

Ranking member: Bill Nelson (D-Fla.)

Subcommittees: Aviation Operations, Safety and Security; Communications, Technology, Innovation and the Internet; Consumer Protection, Product Safety, Insurance and Data Security; Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries and Coast Guard; Space, Science and Competitiveness; Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety and Security

Members: James Inhofe (R-Okla.), Maria CantwellMaria CantwellDems push for more action on power grid cybersecurity Overnight Regulation: Labor groups fear rollback of Obama worker protection rule | Trump regs czar advances in Senate | New FCC enforcement chief Dems urge Sessions to reject AT&T-Time Warner merger MORE (D-Wash.), Roger Wicker (R-Miss.), Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), Dean Heller (R-Nev.), Tom Udall (D-N.M.), Ron Johnson (R-Wis.), Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.), Roy Blunt (R-Mo.), Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), Jerry Moran (R-Kan.), Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii), Mike LeeMike LeeGOP at decisive moment on Planned Parenthood Trump: ‘I cannot imagine’ GOP senators don’t back healthcare bill Trump called Cruz to press him on ObamaCare repeal bill: report MORE (R-Utah), Ed MarkeyEd MarkeyDems push for more action on power grid cybersecurity Dem senator: Trump 'doesn't respect' the presidency Overnight Regulation: Labor groups fear rollback of Obama worker protection rule | Trump regs czar advances in Senate | New FCC enforcement chief MORE (D-Mass.), Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Cory Booker (D-N.J.), Deb Fischer (R-Neb.), Gary Peters (D-Mich.), Cory Gardner (R-Colo.), Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.), Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.), Maggie Hassan (D-N.H.), Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska), Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.), Todd YoungTodd YoungSenate votes to continue arming Saudis As Yemenis suffer the consequences Overnight Defense: Mattis defends Trump budget | Senate rejects effort to block Saudi deal | Boeing to cut 50 executive jobs Overnight Finance: GOP chair floats phasing in border tax | Treasury offers first proposal to roll back Dodd-Frank | Mnuchin's idea of a 'good shutdown' MORE (R-Ind.)

 

Committee on Energy and Natural Resources 

Jurisdiction: Energy and nuclear waste policy, territorial policy, Native Hawaiian matters, public lands

Chairman: Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska)

Ranking member: Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.)

Subcommittees: Energy; National Parks; Public Lands, Forests and Mining; Water and Power

Members: John BarrassoJohn BarrassoSunday shows preview: Senate healthcare debate heats up A frantic scramble before possible healthcare vote next week Overnight Healthcare: Senate GOP leader expects health vote next week | Senate Republicans consider deeper Medicaid cuts | Dems vow to block Senate work MORE (R-Wyo.), Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), Jim RischJim RischBipartisan push to prioritize cyber advice for small businesses Five questions after Comey’s testimony Comey delivers dramatic rebuke of Trump MORE (R-Idaho), Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), Mike Lee (R-Utah), Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.), Jeff FlakeJeff FlakeSenate should seek to retain its 'blue slip' tradition for judicial nominees Progressives target Heller and Flake on Senate GOP bill The Hill's Whip List: Senate ObamaCare repeal bill MORE (R-Ariz.), Al FrankenAl FrankenDrug pricing order would cut regulations Dems push for more action on power grid cybersecurity Congress poised to prohibit airlines from forcibly removing customers MORE (D-Minn.), Steve Daines (R-Mont.), Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.), Cory Gardner (R-Colo.), Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.), Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii), John Hoeven (R-N.D.), Angus King (I-Maine), Bill Cassidy (R-La.), Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.), Rob PortmanRob PortmanSanders: GOP healthcare bill is a 'moral outrage' Opioid crisis threatens GOP ObamaCare repeal A tale of two drug bills — one proposed bill will worsen the drug prices crisis MORE (R-Ohio), Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.), Luther Strange (R-Ala.)

 

Committee on the Environment and Public Works 

Jurisdiction: Environmental policy, fisheries and wildlife, pollution, highway construction and maintenance, bridges and dams

Chairman: John Barrasso (R-Wyo.)

Ranking member: Tom CarperTom CarperDems push for more action on power grid cybersecurity Overnight Energy: Lawmakers challenge Trump's proposed EPA cuts Overnight Energy: Tillerson maintains support for Paris deal despite Trump decision MORE (D-Del.)

Subcommittees: Clean Air and Nuclear Safety; Fisheries, Water and Wildlife; Superfund, Waste Management and Regulatory Oversight; Transportation and Infrastructure 

Members: James Inhofe (R-Okla.), Ben CardinBen CardinDem senators urged Obama to take action on Russia before election Overnight Cybersecurity: Trump tweetstorm on Russia probe | White House reportedly pushing to weaken sanctions bill | Podesta to testify before House Intel Senate expected to pass Russia sanctions bill for a second time MORE (D-Md.), Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.), Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), John Boozman (R-Ark.), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.), Roger Wicker (R-Miss.), Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.), Deb Fischer (R-Neb.), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), Jerry Moran (R-Kan.), Cory Booker (D-N.J.), Mike Rounds (R-S.D.), Ed Markey (D-Mass.), Joni Ernst (R-Iowa), Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.), Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska), Kamala Harris (D-Calif.), Richard Shelby (R-Ala.)

 

Committee on Finance 

Jurisdiction: Taxation and other revenue measures, bonded debt of the U.S., customs, collection districts, health programs under the Social Security Act, tariff and import quotas 

Chairman: Orrin HatchOrrin HatchLive coverage: Senate GOP unveils its ObamaCare repeal bill Grassley doesn't see how Judiciary 'can avoid' obstruction probe Ryan calls for tax reform to be permanent MORE (R-Utah)

Ranking member: Ron Wyden (D-Ore.)

Subcommittees: International Trade, Customs and Global Competitiveness; Taxation and IRS Oversight; Healthcare; Energy, Natural Resources and Infrastructure; Fiscal Responsibility and Economic Growth; Social Security, Pensions and Family Policy 

Members: Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.), Mike Crapo (R-Idaho), Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.), Pat Roberts (R-Kan.), Bill Nelson (D-Fla.), Mike Enzi (R-Wyo.), Bob Menendez (D-N.J.), John CornynJohn CornynGOP at decisive moment on Planned Parenthood Opioid crisis threatens GOP ObamaCare repeal Lawmakers want meeting with Trump administration to take US-Mexico border trade MORE (R-Texas), Tom Carper (D-Del.), John Thune (R-S.D.), Ben Cardin (D-Md.), Richard BurrRichard BurrSenate intel panel to hold hearing on Russian meddling in Europe Overnight Tech: Uber CEO resigns | Trump's Iowa tech trip | Dems push Sessions to block AT&T-Time Warner deal | Lawmakers warned on threat to election systems | Overnight Cybersecurity: Obama DHS chief defends Russian hack response | Trump huddles on grid security | Lawmakers warned about cyber threat to election systems MORE (R-N.C.), Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), Johnny IsaksonJohnny IsaksonGeorgia special election runoff: live coverage House approves VA bill, sending it to Trump Senate backs bill making it easier to fire VA employees MORE (R-Ga.), Michael Bennet (D-Colo.), Rob Portman (R-Ohio), Bob Casey Jr. (D-Pa.), Pat Toomey (R-Pa.), Mark Warner (D-Va.), Dean Heller (R-Nev.), Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.), Tim Scott (R-S.C.), Bill Cassidy (R-La.) 

 

Committee on Foreign Relations 

Jurisdiction: Foreign policy legislation, foreign aid programs, arms sales and training for allies, treaties and legislation, diplomatic nominations

Chairman: Bob Corker (R-Tenn.)

Ranking member: Ben Cardin (D-Md.)

Subcommittees: Near East, South Asia, Central Asia and Counterterrorism; Western Hemisphere, Transnational Crime, Civilian Security, Democracy, Human Rights and Global Women’s Issues; Europe and Regional Security Cooperation; Africa and Global Health Policy; East Asia, the Pacific and International Cybersecurity Policy; Multilateral International Development, Multilateral Institutions and International Economic, Energy and Environmental Policy; State Department and USAID Management, International Operations and Bilateral International Development 

Members: Jim Risch (R-Idaho), Bob Menendez (D-N.J.), Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.), Ron Johnson (R-Wis.), Christopher Coons (D-Del.), Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.), Tom Udall (D-N.M.), Cory Gardner (R-Colo.), Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), Todd Young (R-Ind.), Tim Kaine (D-Va.), John Barrasso (R-Wyo.), Ed Markey (D-Mass.), Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.), Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.),  Rob Portman (R-Ohio), Cory Booker (D-N.J.), Rand PaulRand PaulGOP at decisive moment on Planned Parenthood Trump: ‘I cannot imagine’ GOP senators don’t back healthcare bill Sunday shows preview: Senate healthcare debate heats up MORE (R-Ky.)

 

Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions 

Jurisdiction: Education, labor, health, public welfare, arts and humanities, biomedical research, student loans, private pensions, individuals with disabilities, child labor, equal employment

Chairman: Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.)

Ranking member: Patty Murray (D-Wash.)

Subcommittees: Children and Families; Employment and Workplace Safety; Primary Health and Retirement Security

Members: Mike Enzi (R-Wyo.), Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), Richard Burr (R-N.C.), Bob Casey Jr. (D-Pa.), Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.), Al Franken (D-Minn.), Rand Paul (R-Ky.), Michael Bennet (D-Colo.), Susan Collins (R-Maine), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.), Bill Cassidy (R-La.), Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.), Todd Young (R-Ind.), Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Pat Roberts (R-Kan.), Tim Kaine (D-Va.), Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska), Maggie Hassan (D-N.H.), Tim Scott (R-S.C.)

 

Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

Jurisdiction: Department of Homeland Security, general government functions including the Postal Service and affairs in the District of Columbia 

Chairman: Ron Johnson (R-Wis.)

Ranking member: Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.)

Subcommittees: Investigations; Federal Spending Oversight and Emergency Management; Regulatory Affairs and Federal Management

Members: John McCain (R-Ariz.), Tom Carper (D-Del.), Rob Portman (R-Ohio), Jon Tester (D-Mont.), Rand Paul (R-Ky.), Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.), James Lankford (R-Okla.), Gary Peters (D-Mich.), Mike Enzi (R-Wyo.), Maggie Hassan (D-N.H.), John Hoeven (R-N.D.), Kamala Harris (D-Calif.), Steve Daines (R-Mont.)

 

Committee on Indian Affairs

Jurisdiction: Indian affairs, including  land management, health, education

Chairman: John Hoeven (R-N.D.)

Ranking member: Tom Udall (D-N.M.)

Subcommittees: None

Members: John Barrasso (R-Wyo.), Jon Tester (D-Mont.), John McCain (R-Ariz.), Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.), Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska), Al Franken (D-Minn.), James Lankford (R-Okla.), Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii), Steve Daines (R-Mont.), Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.), Mike Crapo (R-Idaho), Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.), Jerry Moran (R-Kan.)

 

Committee on the Judiciary

Jurisdiction: Department of Justice, appointments of judges and representatives, constitutional amendments, prisons, patents, immigration, holidays

Chairman: Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa)

Ranking member: Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.)

Subcommittees: Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights; The Constitution; Crime and Terrorism; Border Security and Immigration; Oversight, Agency Action, Federal Rights and Federal Courts; Privacy, Technology and the Law 

Members: Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), John Cornyn (R-Texas), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.), Mike Lee (R-Utah), Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Al Franken (D-Minn.), Ben Sasse (R-Neb.), Christopher Coons (D-Del.), Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.), Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), Mike Crapo (R-Idaho), Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii), Thom Tillis (R-N.C.), John Kennedy (R-La.)

 

Committee on Rules and Administration

Jurisdiction: Senate rules and offices, the Congressional Record, federal elections, corrupt practices, Library of Congress, Smithsonian Institution, monuments

Chairman: Richard Shelby (R-Ala.)

Ranking member: Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.)

Subcommittees: None

Members: Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), Thad Cochran (R-Miss.), Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.), Charles SchumerCharles SchumerWarren cautions Dems against infighting FCC advances proposal to unmask blocked caller ID in threat cases Trump: Pelosi's leadership good for the GOP MORE (D-N.Y.), Pat Roberts (R-Kan.), Tom Udall (D-N.M.), Roy Blunt (R-Mo.), Mark Warner (D-Va.), Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.), Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.), Roger Wicker (R-Miss.), Angus King (I-Maine), Deb Fischer (R-Neb.)

 

Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship

Jurisdiction: Small Business Administration, small business enterprises

Chairman:  Jim Risch (R-Idaho)

Ranking member: Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.)

Subcommittees: None

Members: Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.), Rand Paul (R-Ky.), Ben Cardin (D-Md.), Tim Scott (R-S.C.), Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.), Joni Ernst (R-Iowa), Ed Markey (D-Mass.), James Inhofe (R-Okla.), Cory Booker (D-N.J.), Todd Young (R-Ind.), Christopher Coons (D-Del.), Mike Enzi (R-Wyo.), Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii), Mike Rounds (R-S.D.), Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.), John Kennedy (R-La.)

 

Committee on Veterans’ Affairs

Jurisdiction: Veterans’ issues, veterans’ hospitals, national cemeteries

Chairman: Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.)

Ranking member: Jon Tester (D-Mont.)

Subcommittees: None

Members: Jerry Moran (R-Kan.), Patty Murray (D-Wash.), John Boozman (R-Ark.), Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), Dean Heller (R-Nev.), Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), Bill Cassidy (R-La.), Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), Mike Rounds (R-S.D.), Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii), Thom Tillis (R-N.C.), Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.), Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska)

 

Select Committee on Ethics

Jurisdiction: Investigating and recommending discipline for improper conduct in the Senate 

Chairman: Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.)

Ranking member: Christopher Coons (D-Del.)

Subcommittees: None

Members: Pat Roberts (R-Kan.), Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii), Jim Risch (R-Idaho), Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.)

 

Select Committee on Intelligence

Jurisdiction: Intelligence agencies and activities

Chairman: Richard Burr (R-N.C.)

Ranking member: Mark Warner (D-Va.)

Subcommittees: None

Members: Jim Risch (R-Idaho), Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), Susan Collins (R-Maine), Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), Roy Blunt (R-Mo.), Angus King (I-Maine), James Lankford (R-Okla.), Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.), Tom Cotton (R-Ark.), Kamala Harris (D-Calif.), John Cornyn (R-Texas)

 

Special Committee on Aging

Jurisdiction: Investigating issues important to older Americans

Chairman: Susan Collins (R-Maine)

Ranking member: Bob Casey Jr. (D-Pa.) 

Subcommittees: None

Members: Bill Nelson (D-Fla.), Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.), Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), Tim Scott (R-S.C.), Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), Thom Tillis (R-N.C.), Joe Donnelly (D-Ind.), Bob Corker (R-Tenn.), Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Richard Burr (R-N.C.), Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.), Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), Deb Fischer (R-Neb.)

 

 

JOINT COMMITTEES

 

Joint Committee on Printing

Jurisdiction: U.S. Government Publishing Office, Congressional Record

Subcommittees: None

Editor’s Note: This committee’s membership has not been finalized. 



Joint Committee on Taxation

Jurisdiction: Assisting Congress with tax legislation

Subcommittees: None

Editor’s Note: This committee’s membership has not been finalized. 

 

Joint Committee on the Library

Jurisdiction: Library of Congress, works of art at the Capitol, U.S. Botanic Garden

Subcommittees: None

Editor’s Note: This committee’s membership has not been finalized. 

 

Joint Economic Committee

Jurisdiction: Reviewing economic conditions and suggesting improvements in economic policy

Chairman: Rep. Pat Tiberi (R-Ohio)

Ranking member: Sen. Martin Henrich (D-N.M.)

Vice Chairman: Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) 

Subcommittees: None 

Members: Senators: Tom Cotton (R-Ark.), Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), Ben Sasse (R-Neb.), Gary Peters (D-Mich.), Rob Portman (R-Ohio), Maggie Hassan (D-N.H.), Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Bill Cassidy (R-La.); Representatives: Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.), Erik Paulsen (R-Minn.), John Delaney (D-Md.), David SchweikertDavid SchweikertBipartisan lawmakers give blood in honor of Scalise GOP senators pleased with Ivanka Trump meeting on family leave, child tax credits GOP rep: Verbal discipline a factor in Trump obstruction question MORE (R-Ariz.), Alma Adams (D-N.C.), Barbara Comstock (R-Va.), Don Beyer (D-Va.), Darin LaHood (R-Ill.), Francis Rooney (R-Fla.)