Johnson Remains Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Chairman, Welcomes New Ranking Member and Committee Members

WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) has been reelected by his colleagues as chairman of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee. Chairman Johnson welcomed new Ranking Member Gary Peters (D-Mich.) and Sens. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.), Mitt Romney (R-Utah), Jacky Rosen (D-Nev.), Rick Scott (R-Fla.), and Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) as new members of the committee for the 116th Congress.

“The Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee has a long tradition of working across the aisle to find areas of agreement to solve problems. Under my chairmanship we developed a mission statement for the committee: to enhance the economic and national security of America and promote more efficient, effective and accountable government,” Chairman Johnson said. “I’m honored to continue leading the committee’s important work on serious issues facing our nation – border security, cybersecurity and critical infrastructure protection to name a few – in this nonpartisan spirit during the 116th Congress.”

Below is the full list of members of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee for the 116th Congress:

Ron Johnson, Wisconsin – Chairman

Rob Portman, Ohio

Rand Paul, Kentucky

James Lankford, Oklahoma

Mitt Romney, Utah

Rick Scott, Florida

Mike Enzi, Wyoming

Josh Hawley, Missouri

Gary Peters, Michigan – Ranking Member

Tom Carper, Delaware

Maggie Hassan, New Hampshire

Kamala Harris, California

Kyrsten Sinema, Arizona

Jacky Rosen, Nevada

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