Tag: House Armed Services Committee

Scott PowersMay 10, 2018

Democratic U.S. Rep. Stephanie Murphy announced Thursday that the National Defense Authorization Act has been advanced from the House Armed Services Committee with several key provisions she pushed, including transitional help for newly departing service members, authorization for the military modeling and simulation centers in Orlando, and money to fight opioid trafficking. The Armed Services […]

Scott PowersFebruary 9, 2017

Freshman U.S. Rep. Stephanie Murphy‘s professional background in the U.S. Department of Defense has led her to pick up two subcommittee posts overseeing military counter-terrorism and readiness efforts, her office announced Thursday. Murphy, the Winter Park Democrat who was appointed earlier this year to the House Armed Services Committee, has been assigned to seats on […]

Ryan RayJanuary 27, 2015

Gwen Graham is on a roll in terms of landing choice committee spots. Having already nabbed a seat on the coveted Armed Services Committee, she announced today that she’ll also serve on the Agriculture Committee. Graham told SaintPetersBlog on Saturday that the assignments were her top two choices, a rare coup for a freshman representative in […]

Ryan RayJanuary 14, 2015

Fresh off an upset victory and a noteworthy first week in office, U.S. Rep. Gwen Graham continues to distinguish herself among freshmen in either party. Wednesday morning her office announced she’ll serve on the House Armed Services Committee, a plum and electorally useful appointment that she requested. The reason why Speaker John Boehner gave it to her is […]


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