House Ranking Members – The Leading Democrats on House Committees

Leader Pelosi Introduces Ranking Members (C-SPAN) The House Democrats elected and re-elected Ranking Members of the House Committees. Most of the names of the Committee Ranking Members were released by Democratic Leader Pelosi. Some information (with links, including to the Members, their Committees, and highlighted legislation), which gives you an idea of where these leaders […]

An Attack on Science-Based Policy

The House of Representatives is debating two bills, EPA Science Advisory Board Reform Act (H.R. 1422) and Secret Science Reform Act of 2014 (H.R. 4012) today both promoted by the Republican members of the House (and House Science Committee). Several of the co-sponsors of one or both of these bills are known skeptics of science-based […]


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