Rep. Doug LaMalfa named chairman of House subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs

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Rep. Doug LaMalfa named chairman of House subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs

WASHINGTON—The House Committee on Natural Resources Chairman Rob Bishop (R-Utah) announced subcommittee chairmen and assignments for the 115th Congress. The House Committee on Natural Resources has five subcommittees of which one is the Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs. Chairman Bishop announced that Rep. Doug LaMalfa (R-Calif.) will serve as chairman of the House subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs, which was previously chaired by Rep. Don Young (R-Alaska). Rep. LaMalfa has been in Congress since January of 2013 serving as the representative for California’s 1st congressional district, which is in the northeastern part of California.

The other members of majority roster of the committee are as follows:

Doug LaMalfa (R-Calif.), Chairman
Don Young (R-Alaska)
Jeff Denham (R-Calif.)
Paul Cook (R-Calif.)
Aumua Amata Coleman Radewagen (R-American Samoa)
Darin LaHood (R-Ill.)
Jack Bergman (R-Mich.)
Jenniffer González-Colón (R-P.R.), Vice Chairman
Rob Bishop (R-Utah), ex-officio

The minority roster of the subcommittee are as follows:

Norma J. Torres, (D-Calif.), Ranking Member
Madeleine Z. Bordallo (D-Guam)
Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan (D-N. Marianas)
Ruben Gallego (D-Ariz.)
Darren Soto (D-Fla.)
Colleen Hanabusa (D-Hawaii)

The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs majority and minority roster of their committee are as follows:

Majority 

John Hoeven (R-N.D.), Chairman
John Barrasso (R-Wyo.)
John McCain (R-Ariz.)
Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska)
James Lankford (R-Okla.)
Steve Daines (R-Mont.)
Michael Crapo (R-Idaho)
Jerry Moran (R-Kans.)

Minority

Tom Udall (D-N.M.), Vice Chairman
John Tester (D-Mont.)
Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.)
Al Franken (D-Minn.)
Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii)
Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.)
Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.)

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