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Rep. Estes selected for 2 House Committees

May 03, 2017 - 4:56 am

WASHINGTON D.C. (KNSS) - The House Republican Conference confirmed on Tuesday that newly elected Congressman Ron Estes has been placed on 2 standing committees in the U.S. House of Representatives. Rep. Estes will serve on the Committee on Education and the Workforce, and the House Small Business Committee.

The Committee on Education and the Workforce and its five subcommittees oversee education and workforce programs that affect Americans, from early learning through secondary education, from job training through retirement.

The Small Business Committee has oversight and legislative jurisdiction over the Small Business Administration and its programs, as well provides assistance to and protection of small business.  They also oversee financial aid given to small businesses and oversee federal procurement and government contracts.

Estes was sworn in last week after winning a special election. He took over Mike Pompeo’s seat in Kansas’ 4th District. Pompeo was chosen as the CIA Director by the Trump administration.

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