Toomey named to Senate Finance Committee
WASHINGTON D.C. – U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-PA) has been named to the Senate Finance Committee for the incoming 113th Congress. He joins two other Senators from Georgia and Ohio as new Republican members. Toomey said, “I am honored to receive a seat on the Senate Finance Committee, which is a huge win for Pennsylvania and will ensure that our state is represented on one of the most important committees in Congress.”
The Senate Finance Committee overseas all matters relating to taxation, trade agreements and health programs under the Social Security Act, including Medicare, Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program.
In addition to the Senate Finance Committee, Toomey will retain his seats on the Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs, Budget and Joint Economic committees. He will no longer be serving on the Senate Commerce Committee. (Ali Stevens)