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Hutchison Welcomes New Republicans to Senate Commerce Committee

By SpaceRef Editor
January 28, 2011
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Hutchison Welcomes New Republicans to Senate Commerce Committee

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-Texas) today welcomed the newly expanded roster of Republicans to the Committee for the 112th Congress. New to the Committee are Senators Roy Blunt (R-Mo.), John Boozman (R-Ark.), Pat Toomey (R-Pa.), Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) and Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.). “I welcome the newest members of the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee,” said Senator Hutchison. “Our Committee is one of the most productive in the Senate. I look forward to working with all of my committee colleagues on the crucial issues facing our nation, including pushing back onerous net neutrality regulations, reauthorizing the Federal Aviation Administration, and working to keep NASA on track and moving forward as it transitions to a new human spaceflight vehicle.”

The full Republican roster in the 112th Congress for the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee:

Kay Bailey Hutchison, Texas
Olympia Snowe, Maine
John Ensign, Nev.
Jim DeMint, S.C.
John Thune, S.D.
Roger Wicker, Miss.
Johnny Isakson, Ga.
Roy Blunt, Mo.
John Boozman, Ark.
Pat Toomey, Pa.
Marco Rubio, Fla.
Kelly Ayotte, N.H.

SpaceRef staff editor.