Chairman Scott Statement Announces New Subcommittee and Vice Chairs

WASHINGTON – Chairman Robert C. “Bobby” Scott (VA-03) released the following statement after the Committee on Education and Labor formally organized for the 117th Congress.   

“The Education and Labor Committee oversees a wide range of issues impacting all Americans in every facet of life—from childcare and public education to worker protections and health care access, our duty is to build an America where everyone can succeed. Accordingly, the Committee’s membership reflects a broad, diverse cross-section of America, including parents, labor advocates, educators, and small business owners. 

“The expertise and experience they bring to this Committee will be invaluable as we work to achieve equity in education, support working families, and help rescue and build back a better economy following the devastation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. I look forward to working with this group of dedicated public servants on behalf of students, workers, and families across the country.” 

The Subcommittee Chairs and Ranking Members are: 

Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education

Chair Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan (CNMI-At Large), Ranking Member Burgess Owens (UT-04) 

Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Investment

Chair Frederica Wilson (FL-24), Ranking Member Greg Murphy (NC-03) 

Subcommittee on Workforce Protections

Chair Alma Adams (NC-12), Ranking Member Fred Keller (PA-12)

Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor and Pensions

Chair Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11), Ranking Member Rick W. Allen (GA-12) 

Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Human Services 

Chair Suzanne Bonamici (OR-01), Ranking Member Russ Fulcher (ID-01) 

Committee Vice Chair Jamaal Bowman (NY-16) 

To see the full Committee roster and Subcommittee membership, click here.  


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