Republican Committee Chairs–2015

boehner 1Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, will likely continue as Speaker for the fifth straight year, but seven House committees are getting new chairs:

Agriculture Michael Conaway TX
Armed Services Mac Thornberry TX
Budget Tom Price GA
Intelligence Devin Nunes CA
Natural Resources Rob Bishop UT
Oversight Jason Chaffetz UT
Ways and Means Paul Ryan WI

The above are all party loyalists although Bishop, Chaffetz, Conaway and Price are relatively conservative; all but Conaway voted in favor of the CRomnibus bill.

Nine more committee chairs, all men, will keep their current positions.

© William Hungerford – January 2015

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