Committees and Caucuses
Rep. Denham sits on the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, the Agriculture Committee, and the Natural Resources Committee.
A position on these House Committees leaves Rep. Denham perfectly situated to address key concerns among Central Valley residents. Through Committee hearings and votes, Rep. Denham will continue to focus on federal agriculture policy and reform, infrastructure development, energy production and management of water resources.
The Transportation and Infrastructure Committee has jurisdiction over all Department of Transportation programs, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers programs, and the Transportation Security Administration, among other programs. The Committee website can be found at http://transportation.house.gov.
The House Agriculture Committee has jurisdiction over: Department of Agriculture (USDA) programs; general farm commodities and risk management; conservation, energy and forestry; horticulture, research, biotechnology and foreign agriculture; livestock, rural development and farm credit, among other programs. More information on the House Agriculture Committee can be found on its website at http://agriculture.house.gov.
The House Committee on Natural Resources considers legislation about American energy production, mineral lands and mining, fisheries and wildlife, public lands, oceans, Native Americans, irrigation and reclamation. More information can be found at http://naturalresources.house.gov.