Senate Committee on Appropriations

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://appropriations.senate.gov/

Chairman:
Sen. Thad Cochran [R-MS]
Republicans:
15
Democrats:
13

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
Thad Cochran
Mississippi
Republican
Chair, Subcommittee on Department of Defense
Energy ...
Lamar Alexander
Tennessee
Republican
Chair, Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development
Departments ...
Roy Blunt
Missouri
Republican
Financial ...
John Boozman
Arkansas
Republican
Legislative ...
Shelley Capito
West Virginia
Republican
Chair, Subcommittee on Legislative Branch
Transportation, ...
Susan Collins
Maine
Republican
State, ...
Lindsey Graham
South Carolina
Republican
Department ...
John Hoeven
North Dakota
Republican
Chair, Subcommittee on Department of Homeland Security
Agriculture, ...
Jerry Moran
Department ...
Lisa Murkowski
Alaska
Republican
Commerce, ...
Richard Shelby
Alabama
Republican
Tammy Baldwin
Wisconsin
Democrat
Bill Cassidy
Louisiana
Republican
Chris Coons
Delaware
Democrat
Steve Daines
Montana
Republican
Richard Durbin
Illinois
Democrat
Dianne Feinstein
California
Democrat
James Lankford
Oklahoma
Republican
Patrick Leahy
Vermont
Democrat
Mitch McConnell
Kentucky
Republican
Jeff Merkley
Oregon
Democrat
Christopher Murphy
Connecticut
Democrat
Patty Murray
Washington
Democrat
John “Jack” Reed
Rhode Island
Democrat
Brian Schatz
Hawaii
Democrat
Jeanne Shaheen
New Hampshire
Democrat
Jon Tester
Montana
Democrat
Tom Udall
New Mexico
Democrat