House Appropriations Democrats choose subcommittee members

Dicks was chairman of the Defense subpanel in the 111th Congress and will work with Republican Rep. Bill Young (Fla.) on the subcommittee that will take a close look at Pentagon spending. 

Republicans announced their assignments Jan. 7.


The assignments are as follows:

(*Ranking member)

• Agriculture — *Sam FarrSam FarrDEA decision against reclassifying marijuana ignores public opinion 19 House Democrats' sites hacked at close of gun sit-in Dems push for allowing base closures MORE (Calif.), Rosa DeLauro (Conn.), Sanford Bishop,(Ga.), Marcy Kaptur (Ohio)

• Commerce, Justice, Science — *Chaka Fattah (Pa.), Adam SchiffAdam SchiffLeaked memo: Dems told to 'lead from behind' with Black Lives Matter GOP lawmakers call for Clinton Foundation special prosecutor Grassley wants expanded access to FBI’s Clinton files MORE (Calif.), Mike Honda (Calif.), José Serrano (N.Y.)

 • Defense — *Norm Dicks (Wash.), Pete Visclosky (Ind.), Jim MoranJim MoranHouse Dem: Congress needs 'courage' to call for its own pay raise House may resume work on spending bills next week Bottom Line MORE (Va.), Marcy Kaptur (Ohio), Steve Rothman (N.J.), Maurice Hinchey (N.Y.)

 • Energy and Water — *Pete Visclosky (Ind.), Ed PastorEd PastorWhich phone do lawmakers like the most? CAMPAIGN OVERNIGHT: Political tomfoolery Pastor endorses in race to replace him MORE (Ariz.), Chaka Fattah (Pa.), John Olver (Mass.)

 • Financial Services — *José Serrano (N.Y.), Barbara Lee (Calif.), Pete Visclosky (Ind.), Ed Pastor (Ariz.)

 • Homeland Security — *David Price (N.C.), Lucille Roybal-Allard (Calif.), Nita Lowey (N.Y.), John Olver (Mass.)

 • Interior — *Jim Moran (Va.), Betty McCollum (Minn.), Maurice Hinchey, (N.Y.) José Serrano (N.Y.)

 • Labor, HHS — *Rosa DeLauro (Conn.), Nita Lowey (N.Y.), Jesse Jackson Jr. (Ill.), Lucille Roybal-Allard (Calif.), Barbara Lee (Calif.)

 • Legislative Branch — *Mike Honda (Calif.), David Price (N.C.), Sanford Bishop (Ga.)

 • Military Construction, VA — *Sanford Bishop (Ga.), Sam Farr (Calif.), Betty McCollum (Minn.), Jim Moran (Va.)

 • State & Foreign Operations — *Nita Lowey (N.Y.), Jesse Jackson Jr. (Ill.), Adam Schiff (Calif.), Steve Rothman (N.J.)

 • Transportation, HUD — *John Olver (Mass.), Ed Pastor (Ariz.), Marcy Kaptur (Ohio), David Price (N.C.)