Rep. Chris Stewart Named Vice Chair

Rep. Chris Stewart

Rep. Chris Stewart Named Vice Chair On House Appropriations Interior Subcommittee

Rep. Chris Stewart (UT)Mar 3, 2017 – Washington, D.C. — Rep. Chris Stewart (R-Utah) has been named the Vice Chair of the powerful House Appropriations Interior Subcommittee. This subcommittee is critical to Utah as it’s tasked with overseeing federal funds at the Department of Interior, the Environmental Protection Agency and the Forest Service.

“It’s an honor to be selected as the Vice Chair of the Interior Appropriations Subcommittee, giving western states – and specifically Utah – a bigger voice,” Stewart said.

“Among other things, I will be able to use the power of the purse to push for more local control of our public lands, to help bring certainty to locals and help ensure true multiple use of our public lands.”

The Vice Chairs of the Appropriations subcommittees are essential to the work of the Committee.  The purpose is to fund the federal government responsibly, weed out waste and duplication, conduct strong oversight, and invest in good programs that the American people rely on. Vice Chairs play a critical role in assisting their Chairmen and women with this task, and serve at their right hands to help bring our Appropriations bills to completion.

Rep. Chris Stewart also serves on committees:

House Appropriations Committee
•    Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies
•    State, Foreign Operations and Related Programs
•    Homeland Security
House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence
•    Subcommittees:
•    Department of Defense Intelligence and Overhead Architecture
•    Emerging Threats

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