Committees of Interest
Below are the specific committees that appropriate funds, authorize programs, or oversee activities of the National Cancer Institute.
Appropriations committees provide the funding for federal programs.
Chair: Kay Granger - TX
Ranking: Rosa DeLauro – CT
Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies
Chair: Robert Aderholt - AL
Ranking: Rosa DeLauro - CT
Chair: Patty Murray - WA
Ranking: Susan Collins - ME
Subcommittee on Labor, HHS, Education and Related Agencies
Chair: Tammy Baldwin - WI
Ranking: Shelley Moore Capito - WV
Authorizing committees write laws that either create new or renew existing federal programs.
Committee on Energy and Commerce
Chair: Cathy McMorris Rodgers - WA
Ranking: Frank Pallone, Jr. - NJ
Chair: Brett Guthrie – KY
Ranking: Anna Eshoo - CA
Committee on Health, Education, Labor, & Pensions
Chair: Bernie Sanders - VT
Ranking: Bill Cassidy - LA
Oversight committees conduct audits on federal programs to ensure that the public trust is not misused or broken.
Committee on Oversight and Accountability
Chair: James Comer - KY
Ranking: Jamie Raskin – MD
Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
Chair: H. Morgan Griffith – VA
Ranking: Kathy Castor - FL
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
Chair: Gary Peters - MI
Ranking: Rand Paul - KY