Rep. Stewart Named Vice Chair on House Appropriations Interior Subcommittee
Washington, D.C. -- Rep. Chris Stewart (R-Utah) has been named the Vice Chair of the powerful House Appropriations Interior Subcommittee. This subcommittee is critical to Utah as it’s tasked with overseeing federal funds at the Department of Interior, the Environmental Protection Agency and the Forest Service.
“It’s an honor to be selected as the Vice Chair of the Interior Appropriations Subcommittee, giving western states – and specifically Utah – a bigger voice,” Stewart said.
“Among other things, I will be able to use the power of the purse to push for more local control of our public lands, to help bring certainty to locals and help ensure true multiple use of our public lands.”