WASHINGTON, D.C.-Congresswoman Madeleine Z. Bordallo yesterday officially received her House Armed Services and Natural Resources subcommittee assignments for the 113th Congress. She will continue to serve as Ranking Member of the Readiness Subcommittee, which has broad oversight on issues important to the military realignments in the Pacific.
Additionally, the congresswoman was appointed to the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Military Personnel; the House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans and Insular Affairs; and the Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation. The latter subcommittee assignment on public lands is a change from the 112th Congress; she no longer serves on the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources.
“I am pleased that I will continue to serve as Ranking Member of the Readiness Subcommittee, which oversees military construction, family housing, base closures and realignments and related energy and environmental issues,” said Congresswoman Bordallo. “During the last Congress, we made significant progress on getting the build-up back on track. I thank former Readiness Chairman J. Randy Forbes for his support, and I look forward to building a positive working relationship with the new subcommittee Chairman, Congressman Robert Wittman of Virginia.
These subcommittee assignments on Armed Services and Resources reflect the priorities of our community, especially with respect to the build-up, the needs of our servicemembers and veterans, and our unique insular issues. I am also excited to continue my work in protecting our fisheries and vital natural resources that provide our island with many economic opportunities.” (PR)