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Schakowsky Selected to Chair House Committee on Energy and Commerce's Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee

Today, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, a Senior Chief Deputy Whip and Vice Chair of the Democracy Reform Task Force, released the following statement on her selection to serve as Chairwoman of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce’s Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee:

“I’m honored to have been selected by my colleagues to chair the Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee. Consumer protection is what drew me to public life, and I look forward to advancing a renewed emphasis on the safety of products our families use every day.

“The central issues confronting the Subcommittee are ones that impact Americans’ everyday lives: product safety, data privacy and security, and auto safety. It is our job to ensure the 21st century regulatory infrastructure works for all Americans, whether online, on the road, or in our homes.  

“I am excited to highlight the expertise and immense talents of my colleagues on the Subcommittee as we conduct vigorous oversight of regulators in the Executive Branch who are entrusted with safeguarding these important aspects of American life.”

 

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