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Pascrell Named Ways and Means Oversight Subcommittee Chairman for Remainder of 116th Congress

WASHINGTON, DC— Today, Democratic members of the House Committee on Ways and Means held an organizational meeting and selected Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ) to serve as Chairman of the Oversight Subcommittee for the remainder of the 116th Congress.
 
“A fierce advocate for government accountability, Bill Pascrell will undoubtedly bring tremendous vigor to the role of Oversight Subcommittee Chairman,” said Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard E. Neal (D-MA). “I have full confidence that Rep. Pascrell will work tirelessly to ensure the Trump Administration is implementing the laws under Ways and Means’ jurisdiction efficiently and according to congressional intent. He steps in at a time when our Committee and nation still acutely feel the loss of previous Oversight Subcommittee Chairman John Lewis, who brought unparalleled gravitas, insight, and heart to this critical position. I am grateful for Congressman Pascrell’s willingness to pick up where Rep. Lewis left off, and for his service to this Committee and to the American people.” 
 
The current Democratic members of the Ways and Means Committee, listed in order of seniority, are:

  • Richard E. Neal (D-MA), Chairman   
  • Lloyd Doggett (D-TX)   
  • Mike Thompson (D-CA)   
  • John B. Larson (D-CT)    
  • Earl Blumenauer (D-OR)   
  • Ron Kind (D-WI)   
  • Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ)    
  • Danny K. Davis (D-IL)   
  • Linda T. Sanchez (D-CA)   
  • Brian Higgins (D-NY)   
  • Terri A. Sewell (D-AL)   
  • Suzan DelBene (D-WA)   
  • Judy Chu (D-CA)    
  • Gwen Moore (D-WI)    
  • Dan Kildee (D-MI)    
  • Brendan Boyle (D-PA)    
  • Don Beyer (D-VA)    
  • Dwight Evans (D-PA)    
  • Brad Schneider (D-IL)    
  • Tom Suozzi (D-NY)    
  • Jimmy Panetta (D-CA)    
  • Stephanie Murphy (D-FL)    
  • Jimmy Gomez (D-CA)        
  • Steven Horsford (D-NV)   
  • Cedric Richmond (D-LA)

 
Democratic Subcommittee assignments are as follows:

Subcommittee on Health

Rep. Lloyd Doggett (TX), Chairman
Rep. Mike Thompson (CA)
Rep. Ron Kind (WI)
Rep. Earl Blumenauer (OR)
Rep. Brian Higgins (NY)
Rep. Terri A. Sewell (AL)
Rep. Judy Chu (CA)
Rep. Dwight Evans (PA)
Rep. Brad Schneider (IL)
Rep. Jimmy Gomez (CA)
Rep. Steven Horsford (NV)

Subcommittee on Trade

Rep. Earl Blumenauer (OR), Chairman
Rep. Ron Kind (WI)
Rep. Danny K. Davis (IL)
Rep. Brian Higgins (NY)
Rep. Dan Kildee (MI)
Rep. Jimmy Panetta (CA)
Rep. Stephanie Murphy (FL)
Rep. Terri A. Sewell (AL)
Rep. Suzan DelBene (WA)
Rep. Don Beyer (VA)
Rep. Cedric Richmond (LA)

Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures

Rep. Mike Thompson (CA), Chairman
Rep. Lloyd Doggett (TX)
Rep. John B. Larson (CT)
Rep. Linda T. Sánchez (CA)
Rep. Suzan DelBene (WA)
Rep. Gwen Moore (WI)
Rep. Brendan Boyle (PA)
Rep. Don Beyer (VA)
Rep. Tom Suozzi (NY)

Subcommittee on Worker and Family Support

Rep. Danny Davis (IL), Chairman
Rep. Terri A. Sewell (AL)
Rep. Judy Chu (CA)
Rep. Gwen Moore (WI)
Rep. Dwight Evans (PA)
Rep. Stephanie Murphy (FL)
Rep. Jimmy Gomez (CA)

Subcommittee on Oversight

Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ), Chairman
Rep. Suzan DelBene (WA)
Rep. Linda T. Sánchez (CA)
Rep. Tom Suozzi (NY)
Rep. Judy Chu (CA)
Rep. Gwen Moore (WI)
Rep. Brendan Boyle (PA)

Subcommittee on Social Security

Rep. John B. Larson (CT), Chairman
Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ)
Rep. Linda T. Sánchez (CA)
Rep. Dan Kildee (MI)
Rep. Brendan Boyle (PA)
Rep. Brad Schneider (IL)
Rep. Brian Higgins (NY)

Vice Chair

Rep. Terri A. Sewell (AL)

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