Yarmuth joins House Commerce; Butterfield to tech subcommittee

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Rep. G.K. ButterfieldGeorge (G.K.) Kenneth ButterfieldConyers resigns amid sexual misconduct allegations Government study shows lack of diversity in tech Black lawmakers give tech sector low marks amid Silicon Valley trip MORE (D-N.C.) would move from the Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade Subcommittee to the Communications and Technology Subcommittee, which has jurisdiction over the Federal Communications Commission and a host of technology issues.

"Under the Democratic Caucus rules, any member has the right to demand a full rebid of the subcommittee selections," Waxman explained in the memo. "I am hopeful, though, that this 'virtual' rebid can avoid the need for a formal rebid process."