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 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 SchiffIt's time for Republicans to play offense while Democrats are weak Schiff: Obama's delayed response to Russian interference 'a very serious mistake' Sunday shows preview: Senate healthcare debate heats up MORE (Calif.), Mike Honda (Calif.), José Serrano (N.Y.)

 • Defense — *Norm Dicks (Wash.), Pete Visclosky (Ind.), Jim MoranJim MoranTrump can help farmers by improving two-way trade with Cuba Former GOP House veterans panel chairman goes to K Street Former reps: Increase support to Ukraine to deter Russia 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.)