Underwood Named to Serve on House Appropriations Committee's Subcommittees on Homeland Security and Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies

January 26, 2021
Press Release

WASHINGTON— Today, Congresswoman Lauren Underwood (IL-14) announced she has been selected to serve on the House Appropriations Committee's subcommittees on Homeland Security and Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies.

"Delivering resources to help Illinois communities and families thrive continues to be one of my top priorities in Congress. I am honored to be selected to serve on the Homeland Security and Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies subcommittees, where I will have new opportunities to continue my work to support Illinois communities," Underwood said.

The House Committee on Appropriations is responsible for funding the federal government's vital activities to keep the United States safe and invest in families and communities across the country. Through the 12 appropriations bills that the Committee considers each year, Committee members work on behalf of the American people by prioritizing good schools, robust job training, affordable higher education, quality health care, and better infrastructure.

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