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SENATE COMMITTEE ON COMMERCE, SCIENCE, AND TRANSPORTATION

United States Senate
508 Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, DC 20510
Tel: (202) 224-0411, Fax: (202) 228-0303
Website: http://commerce.senate.gov

The Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation has jurisdiction over all legislative matters and entities relating to regulation of communications issues, including the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). The committee also has primary jurisdiction over healthcare reform efforts.

Majority Members (R):

  • John Thune, South Dakota, Chairman
  • Roger Wicker, Mississippi
  • Roy Blunt, Missouri
  • Ted Cruz, Texas
  • Deb Fischer, Nebraska
  • Jerry Moran, Kansas
  • Dan Sullivan, Alaska
  • Dean Heller, Nevada
  • Jim Inhofe, Oklahoma
  • Mike Lee, Utah
  • Ron Johnson, Wisconsin
  • Shelley Moore Capito, West Virginia
  • Gory Gardner, Colorado
  • Todd Young, Indiana

Minority Members (D):

  • Bill Nelson, Florida, Ranking Member
  • Maria Cantwell, Washington
  • Amy Klobuchar, Minnesota
  • Richard Blumenthal, Connecticut
  • Brian Schatz, Hawaii
  • Edward J. Markey, Massachusetts
  • Cory A. Booker, New Jersey
  • Tom Udall, New Mexico
  • Gary C. Peters, Michigan
  • Tammy Baldwin, Wisconsin
  • Tammy Duckworth, Illinois
  • Maggie Hassan, New Hampshire
  • Catherine Cortez Masto, Nevada

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON ENERGY AND COMMERCE

United States House of Representatives
2125 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515
Tel: (202) 225-2927, Fax: (202) 225-2525
Website: https://energycommerce.house.gov/

The Committee on Energy and Commerce, the oldest standing legislative committee in the House, has responsibility for the nation's telecommunications, consumer protection, food and drug safety, public health research, environmental quality, energy policy, and interstate and foreign commerce. It oversees the Federal Communications Commission, among numerous other departments and agencies.

Majority Members (R):

  • Greg Walden, Oregon – 2, Chairman
  • Joe Barton, Texas – 6, Vice Chairman
  • Fred Upton, Michigan – 6
  • John Shimkus, Illinois – 15
  • Tim Murphy, Pennsylvania – 18
  • Michael Burgess, Texas – 26
  • Marsha Blackburn, Tennessee – 7
  • Steve Scalise, Louisiana – 1
  • Robert Latta, Ohio – 5
  • Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Washington – 5
  • Gregg Harper, Mississippi – 3
  • Leonard Lance, New Jersey – 7
  • Brett Guthrie, Kentucky – 2
  • Pete Olson, Texas – 22
  • David McKinley, West Virginia – 1
  • Adam Kinzinger, Illinois – 16
  • Morgan Griffith, Virginia – 9
  • Gus Bilirakis, Florida – 12
  • Bill Johnson, Ohio – 6
  • Billy Long, Missouri – 7
  • Larry Bucshon, Indiana – 8
  • Bill Flores, Texas – 17
  • Susan Brooks, Indiana – 5
  • Markwayne Mullin, Oklahoma – 2
  • Richard Hudson, North Carolina – 8
  • Chris Collins, New York – 27
  • Kevin Cramer, North Dakota – at large
  • Tim Walberg, Michigan – 7
  • Mimi Walters, California – 45
  • Ryan Costello, Pennsylvania – 6
  • Buddy Carter, Georgia – 1

Minority Members (D):

  • Frank Pallone, New Jersey – 6, Ranking Member
  • Bobby Rush, Illinois – 1
  • Anna Eshoo, California – 18
  • Eliot Engel, New York – 16
  • Gene Green, Texas – 29
  • Diana DeGette, Colorado – 1
  • Michael Doyle, Pennsylvania – 14
  • Janice Schakowsky, Illinois – 9
  • G.K. Butterfield, North Carolina – 1
  • Doris Matsui, California – 6
  • Kathy Castor, Florida – 14
  • John Sarbanes, Maryland – 3
  • Jerry McNerney, California – 9
  • Peter Welch, Vermont – at large
  • Ben Luján, New Mexico – 3
  • Paul Tonko, New York – 20
  • Yvette Clarke, New York – 9
  • David Loebsack, Iowa – 2
  • Kurt Schrader, Oregon – 5
  • Joseph Kennedy, Massachusetts – 4
  • Tony Cárdenas, California – 29
  • Raul Ruiz, California – 36
  • Scott Peters, California – 52
  • Debbie Dingell, Michigan – 12
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