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Bachus names Republican members of finance subcommittees
WASHINGTON (1/20/11)--The names of the Republican members of House Financial Services subcommittees were released on Wednesday by the new full committee chairman, Rep. Spencer Bachus (R-Ala.). The financial institutions and consumer credit subcommittee, a key group for credit unions, will be chaired by Rep. Shelley Moore Capito (W. Va.), and Rep. Kenny Marchant (Texas) has been named to serve as vice chair. Capito is a featured speaker at the Credit Union National Association’s Governmental Affairs Conference, which kicks off in Washington, D.C. on Feb. 27. Also named to the committee are Reps. Ed Royce (Calif.), Don Manzullo (Ill.), Walter Jones (N.C.), Patrick McHenry (N.C.), Thaddeus McCotter (Mich.), Kevin McCarthy (Calif.), Stevan Pearce (N.M.), Lynn Westmoreland (Ga.), Blaine Luetkemeyer (Mo.), Bill Huizenga (Mich.), Sean Duffy (Wis.), Jim Renacci (Ohio), Robert Dold (Ill.), Francisco Canseco (Texas) and Jeb Hensarling (Texas). Hensarling will serve as Bachus’s vice chair on the full House Financial Services Committee, according to the Bachus announcement. The Texan also has been named a member of the capital markets and government-sponsored enterprises subcommittee, which will be headed by Rep. Scott Garrett (N.J.). Rep. Ron Paul (Texas) will chair the domestic monetary policy subcommittee, with Jones, of North Carolina, joining him as vice chair. Illinois’ Rep. Dold will work with Rep. Gary Miller (Calif.) as Miller chairs the international monetary policy subcommittee. Randy Neugebauer (Texas) will chair the oversight and investigations subcommittee, with Michael Fitzpatrick (Pa.) serving as vice chair. Bachus’s financial services committee has also added two more members for the 112th congress, bringing the total number of members on that committee to 61. For the full subcommittee lineups, use the resource link.
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