Information to Home committee chairs for 118th Congress

Bost says he is “dedicated to making sure full transparency for veterans and taxpayers in order that [veterans] have entry to the care, assist, and companies they’ve earned and to steer fulfilling lives as civilians.” 

He initially opposed 2022 laws to determine a expensive new profit program for veterans struggling sicknesses on account of poisonous publicity, corresponding to open burn pits in Iraq and Afghanistan. However he got here round and in the end backed the ultimate model (PL 117-168) negotiated with the Senate.

The prievious chairman, Mark Takano, D-Calif., will transfer over to Bost’s outdated rating member slot.

Methods and Means

Jason Smith, R-Mo., gained a three-way race on Monday to develop into the following chairman of the highly effective Methods and Means Committee, with jurisdiction over tax and commerce coverage, Medicare, Social Safety and different entitlement applications and the statutory debt ceiling that the Treasury is about to hit later this 12 months.

Smith is pledging extra of a working-class tone at Methods and Means and a populist-tinged commerce coverage in step with Trump’s method to China, for example. He is additionally gearing up for the approaching battle over federal spending, whereas on the identical time looking for extensions of Trump’s signature tax cuts.

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