WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Dan Crenshaw (R-TX) has been selected to serve on the House Energy and Commerce Committee in the 117th Congress.
"I am honored to be chosen by my colleagues to serve on the Energy and Commerce Committee," said Crenshaw. "The issues before Energy and Commerce directly impact our community in Houston, especially when it comes to health care and energy policy. I look forward to serving Houstonians on this committee, fighting for personalized health care, lowering drug costs, commonsense solutions to climate change, and protecting Texas energy jobs and our economy."
“Congressman Dan Crenshaw is going to be a great asset to our team on the Energy and Commerce Committee. It’s the most influential committee in the House and especially for Texas. I look forward to working closely with Congressman Crenshaw to help us lead on the health care, technology, and energy polices for America to win the future. Both his policy and communication skills are going to help us win the hearts and minds of the next generation,” said Energy and Commerce Republican Leader Cathy McMorris Rodgers.
During his first term in Congress, Crenshaw helped lead the Republican messaging strategy on high-profile issues before the Energy and Commerce Committee like drug pricing and climate change.
The Committee on Energy and Commerce is the oldest standing legislative committee in the U.S. House of Representatives and is vested with the broadest jurisdiction of any congressional authorizing committee. The committee has responsibility for matters including telecommunications, consumer protection, food and drug safety, public health and research, environmental quality, energy policy, and interstate and foreign commerce among others.