Republican News

Washington, D.C. – The Senate Energy & Resources Committee today met in a business meeting at 9:30 a.m. in SD 366 to approve the subcommittee assignments and jurisdictions. The 108th Congress subcommittee assignments are as follows: SUBCOMMITTEE ON ENERGY: LaMar Alexander - Chairman and Don Nickles - Vice Chairman. Republican members: James M. Talent, Jim Bunning, Craig Thomas, Lisa Murkowski, Larry E. Craig and Conrad Burns. Democrat members: Bob Graham, Daniel K. Akaka, Tim Johnson, Mary L. Landrieu, Evan Bayh, Charles E. Schumer and Maria Cantwell. PUBLIC LANDS & FORESTS: Larry E. Craig - Chairman and Conrad Burns - Vice Chairman. Republican members: Gordon Smith, Jon Kyl, Ben Nighthorse Campbell, Lamar Alexander, Lisa Murkowski and James M. Talent. Democrat members: Ron Wyden, Daniel K. Akaka, Byron L. Dorgan, Tim Johnson, Mary L. Landrieu, Evan Bayh and Dianne Feinstein. NATIONAL PARKS: Craig Thomas - Chairman and Don Nickles - Vice Chairman. Republican members: Ben Nighthorse Campbell, Lamar Alexander, Conrad Burns, Gordon Smith and Jon Kyl. Democrat Members: Daniel K. Akaka, Byron L. Dorgan, Bob Graham, Mary L. Landrieu, Evan Bayh and Charles E. Schumer. WATER & POWER: Lisa Murkowski– Chairman and Ben Nighthorse Campbell - Vice Chairman. Republican members: Gordon Smith, Jon Kyl, Larry Craig, James M. Talent, Jim Bunning and Craig Thomas. Democratic members: Byron L. Dorgan, Bob Graham, Ron Wyden, Tim Johnson, Dianne Feinstein, Charles E. Schumer and Maria Cantwell.