GOP Shuffles Key House Committee Assignments

April 10, 2024

The House Republican Steering Committee met last night to approve a series of key committee changes. Notably, Rep. Tom Cole (R-OK) was unanimously appointed to replace outgoing House Appropriations Chair Kay Granger (R-TX). As a result of Rep. Cole receiving the appropriations gavel, Rep. Michael Burgess (R-TX) was tapped to replace the Oklahoma Republican as Chair of the House Rules Committee. Additionally, the Steering Committee appointed Rep. Kevin Kiley (R-CA) to the open spot on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, as well as Rep. Austin Scott (R-GA) to the vacant slot on the Rules Committee.