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Waters Welcomes New Democratic Members of the Financial Services Committee

Washington DC, January 16, 2019

Following Speaker Pelosi’s announcement of new appointments to the House Committee on Financial Services, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the Committee, issued the following statement:

“The 116th Congress is the most diverse in U.S. history and I am very pleased that the Financial Services Committee Democratic Caucus will reflect its diversity. We have new Members bringing fresh ideas and a wide range of perspectives, as well as experienced lawmakers championing and leading on important issues that affect all Americans. I welcome the new Members of the Committee and am looking forward to working together with all of our Members to advance solutions to benefit and protect hardworking Americans.”

The newly appointed Democratic Committee Members for the 116th Congress are:

  • Congresswoman Alma Adams of North Carolina
  • Congresswoman Cindy Axne of Iowa
  • Congressman Sean Casten of Illinois
  • Congresswoman Madeleine Dean of Pennsylvania
  • Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii
  • Congressman Jesús García of Illinois
  • Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia of Texas
  • Congressman Al Lawson of Florida
  • Congressman Ben McAdams of Utah
  • Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York
  • Congressman Dean Phillips of Minnesota
  • Congresswoman Katie Porter of California
  • Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley of Massachusetts
  • Congressman Michael San Nicolas of Guam
  • Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib of Michigan
  • Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton of Virginia

Appointments to the Committee are finalized once approved by the House Democratic Caucus.

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