I am proud to serve on the House Energy and Commerce Committee. This committee has broad jurisdiction over many aspects of government directly related to the everyday lives of Oklahomans, including health care, energy production and consumer safety.
The committee oversees departments including: the Departments of Energy, Health and Human Services, Commerce and Transportation. Our oversight also extends to the Environmental Protection Agency, Federal Trade Commission, Food and Drug Administration, and the Federal Communications Commission.
Within the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, I sit on the following three subcommittees:
Energy: This subcommittee looks at oil and gas exploration, energy sector jobs, training and transportation. Additionally, this subcommittee has oversight over all utilities, ranging from coal-powered to alternative sources.
Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection: This subcommittee is responsible for more than just traditional manufacturing. We also work to protect people from data breaches, enhance online privacy and safeguard individuals and businesses from cyber attacks. The subcommittee also governs highway and transportation safety as well as vehicle standards.
Health: This subcommittee is creates health policy and provides oversight for the various healthcare entities including the Department of Health and Human Services, Medicare, Medicaid, and the National Institute of Health.
Additionally, I am an active member of several Congressional caucuses.
- Indian Health Service Task Force – Co-Chair
- Innovation Caucus – Co-Chair
- Men’s Health Caucus – Co-Chair
- Regulatory Review Caucus – Co-Chair
- Native American Caucus – Vice-Chair
- Addiction, Treatment and Recovery Caucus
- Alzheimer’s Caucus
- Career and Technical Education (CTE) Caucus
- Community College Caucus
- Congressional Azerbaijan Caucus
- Congressional Bowhunting and Archery Caucus
- Congressional Caucus on Foster Youth
- Congressional Chemistry Caucus
- Congressional Chicken Caucus
- Congressional Coal Caucus
- Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute
- Congressional Fertilizer Caucus
- Congressional Moldova Caucus
- Congressional Motorsports Caucus
- Congressional Natural Gas Caucus
- Congressional Paper Caucus
- Congressional Sportsmen’s Caucus
- Congressional Steel Caucus
- Congressional Taiwan Caucus
- Congressional Water Caucus
- Congressional Western Caucus
- Heroin Task Force
- Medicaid Task Force
- Rare Disease Caucus
- Republican Israel Caucus
- Republican Study Committee
- Telehealth Working Group
- TRIO Caucus
- Values Action Team