(WASHINGTON D.C.) — Freshman congressman Mike Pompeo from Kansas' Fourth District has been named to two subcommittees of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Officials with Pompeo's office say he will serve on the Subcommittee on Energy and Power and the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade.
According to Pompeo's office, the Energy and Power subcommittee deals with issues including national energy policy, renewable resources, energy regulation, utility issues and even regulation of nuclear facilities. The Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade subcommittee deals with issues involving interstate and foreign commerce, consumer protection and motor vehicle safety.
Pompeo is one of six freshmen appointed to the Energy and Commerce subcommittee.
Kansas' freshman First District congressman Tim Huelskamp has been named to three committees, the committees on Agriculture, Budget and Veterans' Affairs. Huelskamp has not yet been named to any subcommittees.