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Committees of Interest

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Below are the specific committees that appropriate funds, authorize programs, or oversee activities of the National Cancer Institute. 

Appropriations Committees

Appropriations committees provide the funding for federal programs.


Committee on Appropriations

Chair: Rosa DeLauro – CT

Ranking: Kay Granger - TX

Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies

Chair: Rosa DeLauro - CT

Ranking: Tom Cole - OK


Committee on Appropriations

Chair: Patrick Leahy – VT

Ranking: Richard Shelby – AL

Subcommittee on Labor, HHS, Education and Related Agencies

Chair: Patty Murray - WA

Ranking: Roy Blunt - MO

Authorizing Committees

Authorizing committees write laws that either create new or renew existing federal programs.


Committee on Energy and Commerce

Chair: Frank Pallone, Jr. - NJ

Ranking: Cathy McMorris Rodgers - WA

Subcommittee on Health

Chair: Anna Eshoo - CA

Ranking: Brett Guthrie – KY 


Committee on Health, Education, Labor, & Pensions

Chair: Patty Murray - WA

Ranking: Richard Burr - NC

Oversight Committees

Oversight committees conduct audits on federal programs to ensure that the public trust is not misused or broken.


Committee on Oversight and Government Reform

Chair: Carolyn Maloney – NY 

Ranking: James Comer - KY

Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations

Chair: Diana DeGette - CO

Ranking: H. Morgan Griffith – VA 


Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

Chair: Gary Peters - MI 

Ranking: Rob Portman – OH 

Subcommittee on Federal Spending Oversight and Emergency Management

Chair: Margaret Wood Hassan – NH 

Ranking: Rand Paul - KY 

Subcommittee on Regulatory Affairs and Federal Management

Chair: Kyrsten Sinema - AZ 

Ranking: James Lankford - OK 

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