On January 13, Republicans on the Senate Committee on Appropriations announced the chairs of subcommittees for the 114th Congress. Senator Susan Collins (R-ME), who served as Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies (THUD) in the last Congress will now chair THUD. Senator Jerry Moran (R-KS) will chair the Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) will chair the Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government.
As previously reported, the Democrats announced Ranking Members for the Appropriations Subcommittees last week. They are Senator Jack Reed (D-RI) on THUD; Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR) on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies; and Senator Chris Coons (D-DE) on Financial Services and General Government.