WASHINGTON – United States Senator Bill Hagerty (R-TN) today received his appointments to the following subcommittees on the Senate Appropriations Committee: Energy & Water Development; State, Foreign Operations, & Related Programs; Commerce, Justice, Science, & Related Agencies; Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, & Related Agencies; and Interior, Environment, & Related Agencies.
“Serving on the Appropriations Committee and these subcommittees will ensure that the views and values of all Tennesseans are helping shape some of our most crucial policies and holding the federal bureaucracy accountable,” Senator Hagerty said. “The hardworking people of Tennessee believe strongly in maintaining a robust military, taking care of our veterans and investing in our infrastructure and national parks. As a business person, I will focus intensely on rooting out waste, fraud, and abuse in Washington.”
About Hagerty’s Appropriations Subcommittees:
- The Energy & Water Development Subcommittee has jurisdiction over the U.S. Department of Energy, including its Office of Science, the civil works mission of Army Corps of Engineers, and U.S. nuclear weapons programs.
- The State, Foreign Operations, & Related Programs Subcommittee has jurisdiction over the U.S. State Department, U.S. Agency for International Development, including U.S. foreign assistance. Hagerty will be one of only two Republican Senators on this subcommittee who is also serving on the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations.
- The Commerce, Justice, Science, & Related Agencies Subcommittee has jurisdiction over the U.S. Department of Commerce, the U.S. Department of Justice, NASA, and the National Science Foundation.
- The Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, & Related Agencies Subcommittees has jurisdiction over U.S. Department of Defense facilities and Veterans Affairs.
- The Interior, Environment, & Related Agencies Subcommittee has jurisdiction over the U.S. Department of the Interior, including the National Park Service, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.