Joint Economic Committee

This is a “joint” committee, which means it has members from both the House and Senate. We do not currently have information on the House members of joint committees.

The 115th Congress began at noon on January 3, 2017. Committee assignments for the new Congress have not yet been made. The committee membership information below is as of the end of the 114th Congress, on January 3, 2017.

http://jec.senate.gov/

Chairman:
Rep. Kevin Brady [R-TX8]
Republicans:
9
Democrats:
7

The chairman is always selected from the majority party and the ranking member is the most senior member of the minority party. The majority party ensures it has a majority on every committee.

Chairman
Kevin Brady
Representative
TX-8
Republican
Justin Amash
Representative
MI-3
Republican
Robert “Bob” Casey Jr.
Senator
Pennsylvania
Democrat
Bill Cassidy
Senator
Louisiana
Republican
Tom Cotton
Senator
Arkansas
Republican
Ted Cruz
Senator
Texas
Republican
Elijah Cummings
Representative
MD-7
Democrat
John Delaney
Representative
MD-6
Democrat
Sean Duffy
Representative
WI-7
Republican
Martin Heinrich
Senator
New Mexico
Democrat
Amy Klobuchar
Senator
Minnesota
Democrat
Mike Lee
Senator
Utah
Republican
Carolyn Maloney
Representative
NY-12
Democrat
Erik Paulsen
Representative
MN-3
Republican
Gary Peters
Senator
Michigan
Democrat
Benjamin Sasse
Senator
Nebraska
Republican

No bills have been assigned to this committee.