Barbara Lee named to House Appropriations Committee
Congresswoman Barbara Lee
Bay City News Service
Congresswoman Barbara Lee, D-Oakland, was named to the House
Appropriations Committee Wednesday, Lee's office reported.
Lee will be one of five California Democrats on the Appropriations
Committee, which is in charge of setting the specific expenditures
of money by the government, according to Lee's office.
"I look forward to working with my fellow Californians on
the committee to ensure that our state is getting the federal
resources we deserve,'' Lee said in a statement. "This committee
assignment puts me in a better position than ever to continue
to fight for and serve the people of California's 9th District.''
Subcommittee positions will be decided in January, according
to Lee's office.
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