Yarmuth joins House Commerce; Butterfield to tech subcommittee

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."