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Upton Welcomes New Republicans to Energy and Commerce Committee

Rep. Greg Walden returns and 12 new members to join Committee for 112th Congress

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Washington, DC, December 10, 2010 | Sean C. Bonyun ((202) 225-3761) | comments
Congressman Fred Upton (R-MI), incoming Chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, today welcomed the 12 new Republican members of the Energy and Commerce Committee as well as the return of former Committee member Representative Greg Walden (R-OR).

“We have a great team with diverse backgrounds to deliver what the American people expect and demand - we will repeal Obamacare, cut spending, eliminate rampant, job-killing regulations, fortify our energy security, and help create jobs.  I look forward to working with all of our members to put the country back to work and back on track."

The new Republican Members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, in alphabetical order, are:

Charlie Bass (NH)
Brian Bilbray (CA)
Bill Cassidy (LA)
Cory Gardner (CO)
Morgan Griffith (VA)
Brett Guthrie (KY)
Gregg Harper (MS)
Adam Kinzinger (IL)
David McKinley (WV)
Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA)
Pete Olson (TX)
Mike Pompeo (KS)
Greg Walden (OR)
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