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Washington Updates - 2015
The 114th Congress - Committees
As the new Congress gets underway, all the new members of Congress are starting to get their committee assignments and returning members of Congress may switch committees. While some committee membership has not yet been announced, please visit the House website or the Senate website over the next few weeks to see what committees your members of Congress have been assigned to.
Posted: January 21, 2015