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Joint Economic Committee


Chair:
Sen. Mike Lee [R-UT]
Republicans:
6
Democrats:
4

This is a “joint” committee, which means it has members from both the House and Senate.

Members

Portrait of Mike Lee
Chair
Senator
Republican
Utah
Portrait of Bill Cassidy
Senator
Republican
Louisiana
Portrait of Tom Cotton
Senator
Republican
Arkansas
Portrait of Ted Cruz
Senator
Republican
Texas
Portrait of Margaret “Maggie” Hassan
Senator
Democrat
New Hampshire
Portrait of Martin Heinrich
Senator
Democrat
New Mexico
Portrait of Amy Klobuchar
Senator
Democrat
Minnesota
Portrait of Kelly Loeffler
Senator
Republican
Georgia
Portrait of Gary Peters
Senator
Democrat
Michigan
Portrait of Robert “Rob” Portman
Senator
Republican
Ohio

Members are listed in order of their rank on the committee and its subcommittees. Committee membership information is from the unitedstates project on github.

Bills

No bills have been assigned to this committee.

Reports

Date PDF Bill

Press Statements

Committee press statements from ProPublica Represent:

Economic Update - August 7, 2020
    — Aug 7, 2020

Chairman Lee on July's Employment Numbers
    — Aug 7, 2020

The U.S. Economy by the Numbers August 7, 2020
    — Aug 7, 2020

Vice Chair Beyer on July Jobs Report: This is no reason for a victory lap around the Rose Garden.
    — Aug 7, 2020

Vice Chair Beyer on UI Claims: Senate Republicans are playing games with peoples lives and livelihoods.
    — Aug 6, 2020

Studies Show $600 Weekly Enhanced Unemployment Benefit Has Not Slowed Labor Market Recovery
    — Aug 6, 2020

Renewing Pandemic EBT Is Critical to Preventing a Further Spike in Child Hunger
    — Aug 6, 2020

Economic Update - July 31, 2020
    — Jul 31, 2020

State and Local Governments Face Over $900 Billion in Combined Shortfalls
    — Jul 30, 2020

States Desperately Need an Increased Federal Match for Medicaid
    — Jul 30, 2020

State and Local Governments Face Over $900 Billion in Combined Shortfalls
    — Jul 30, 2020

JEC Chairman Lee on Second Quarter GDP Report
    — Jul 30, 2020

Vice Chair Beyer on Second Quarter GDP, UI Claims: I am not sure what more Republicans need to see.
    — Jul 30, 2020

States Desperately Need an Increased Federal Match for Medicaid
    — Jul 30, 2020

Hearing: Reducing Uncertainty and Restoring Confidence during the Coronavirus Recession
    — Jul 28, 2020

Beyer, Kilmer Introduce Unemployment Legislation Amid Lapse In Benefits
    — Jul 27, 2020

Economic Update - July 24, 2020
    — Jul 24, 2020

OP-ED: GOP Refusal to Extend Unemployment Benefits is Very Dangerous
    — Jul 24, 2020

Senate Adjournment Seals Lapse In Federal Unemployment Benefits
    — Jul 24, 2020

Vice Chair Beyer Statement on UI Claims: 16 Million Unemployed Workers Are Represented by GOP Senators
    — Jul 23, 2020