Appointments to Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction Announced

Appointments to Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction Announced

House and Senate Leadership have begun announcing appointments in the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction created as part of the Budget Control Act of 2011.  The bipartisan committee will consist of 12 members - 3 Democrats and 3 Republicans from both the House and Senate.  Below is a list of the current committee membership. 

Senate Appointments

 

  • Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) co-chair
  • Sen. Max Baucus, (D-MT)
  • Sen. John Kerry (D-MA)
  • Sen. Jon Kyl (R-AZ)
  • Sen. Pat Toomey (R-PA)
  • Sen. Rob Portman(R-OH)

House Appointments

  • Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) co-chair
  • Rep. Dave Camp (R-MI)
  • Rep. Fred Upton (R-MI)
  • Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD)
  • Rep. James Clyburn (D-SC)
  • Rep. Xavier Becerra (D-CA)

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