OPIOID SERIES:

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 FarrSamuel (Sam) Sharon FarrMedical marijuana supporters hopeful about government funding bill Marijuana advocates to give away free joints on Capitol Hill DEA decision against reclassifying marijuana ignores public opinion MORE (Calif.), Rosa DeLauro (Conn.), Sanford Bishop,(Ga.), Marcy Kaptur (Ohio)

• Commerce, Justice, Science — *Chaka Fattah (Pa.), Adam SchiffAdam Bennett SchiffSchiff pushes bill to review any Trump pardons in Russia probe Former GOP donor says he's using tax-cut money to fight Trump admin policies, elect Dems Democrat hits Trump for message sent by pardoning Scooter Libby MORE (Calif.), Mike Honda (Calif.), José Serrano (N.Y.)

 • Defense — *Norm Dicks (Wash.), Pete Visclosky (Ind.), Jim MoranJames (Jim) Patrick MoranDems face close polls in must-win Virginia Billionaire Trump donor hires lobbyists to help vets Lawmakers: Chaffetz has a point on housing stipend MORE (Va.), Marcy Kaptur (Ohio), Steve Rothman (N.J.), Maurice Hinchey (N.Y.)

 • Energy and Water — *Pete Visclosky (Ind.), Ed PastorEdward (Ed) Lopez 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.)