New York well represented on House committees

Capitol building in Washington

New Yorkers will chair five important congressional committees during the 116th Congress. This marks the first time in modern history that the representatives from the state have held this many chairmanships at once.

The chairmanships include:

  • Small Business Committee – Rep. Nydia Velázquez, D-7;
  • Judiciary Committee – Rep. Jerry Nadler, D-10;
  • Foreign Affairs Committee – Rep. Eliot Engel, D-16;
  • Appropriations Committee – Rep. Nita Lowey, D-17; and
  • Joint Economic Committee – Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D-12.

Additionally, New York will be well-represented on the committee that most often deals with credit union-related legislation, the House Financial Services Committee. The following House members will serve on the committee:

  • Rep. Lee Zeldin, R-1;
  • Rep. Pete King, R-2;
  • Rep. Gregory Meeks, D-5;
  • Velázquez;
  • Maloney; and
  • Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-14.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s