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Encyclopedia > U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works

The United States Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works is responsible for dealing with matters related to the environment and infrastructure. Seal of the Senate The United States Senate is one of the two houses of the Congress of the United States, the other being the House of Representatives. ...

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Members

The Committee is chaired by Senator James Inhofe (Republican of Oklahoma). The ranking member is Independent Senator James Jeffords of Vermont, who caucuses with the Democrats. Jeffords was the chairman from early 2001 to the elections of 2002, when the Democrats controlled the Senate; he was given the post as a reward for having switched parties, which threw control of the chamber to the Democrats. The members of the Committee are: James Mountain Inhofe, usually known as Jim Inhofe (born November 17, 1934) is an American politician from Oklahoma. ... The Republican Party, often called the GOP (for Grand Old Party, although one early citation described it as the Gallant Old Party) [1], is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... Oklahoma is a South Central state of the United States (with strong Southern, Western, and Midwestern influences) and its U.S. postal abbreviation is OK; others abbreviate the states name Okla. ... Ranking member, in American politics, is a term used to refer to the member of a committee in Congress who is the longest-serving member of the party not in the majority (the longest-serving member of the majority is the chairman). ... James Merrill Jim Jeffords (born May 11, 1934) is currently the junior U.S. Senator from Vermont and the only Independent in the United States Senate. ... State nickname: The Green Mountain State Other U.S. States Capital Montpelier Largest city Burlington Governor Jim Douglas (R) Senators {{{Senators}}} Official languages None Area 24,923 km² (43th)  - Land 23,974 km²  - Water 949 km² (3. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... 2002(MMII) is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Democratic Party is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ...

James Mountain Inhofe, usually known as Jim Inhofe (born November 17, 1934) is an American politician from Oklahoma. ... John Warner John William Warner (born February 18, 1927) is an American statesman and politician, who served as Secretary of the Navy from 1972-1974 and has served as a Republican senator from Virginia since 1978. ... Christopher Bond is a British playwright whose retelling of the Victorian tale Sweeney Todd formed the basis of Stephen Sondheims musical of the same name, with book by Hugh Wheeler. ... George Victor Voinovich (born July 15, 1936) is an American politician from Ohio. ... Lincoln Davenport Chafee (born March 26, 1953) is a United States Senator from Rhode Island. ... Office: Junior Senator, Alaska Political party: Republican Term of office: January, 2005 – Present Preceded by: Frank Murkowski Succeeded by: Incumbent (2011) Date of birth: May 22, 1957 Place of birth: Ketchikan, Alaska Marriage: Verne Martell Lisa Ann Murkowski (born May 22, 1957) is a Polish-American politician. ... John Randolph Thune (born January 7, 1961) is the junior U.S. Senator from the state of South Dakota. ... Jim DeMint James H. Jim DeMint (born September 2, 1951) is a U.S. Senator from South Carolina since 2005. ... John Hardy Johnny Isakson (born December 24, 1944), American politician, has been a Republican United States Senator from Georgia since 2005. ... David Bruce Vitter (born May 3, 1961), American politician, is a Senator from Louisiana. ... James Merrill Jim Jeffords (born May 11, 1934) is currently the junior U.S. Senator from Vermont and the only Independent in the United States Senate. ... Max Sieben Baucus (born December 11, 1941) is the senior United States Senator from Montana and is a member of the Democratic Party. ... Joseph Isadore Lieberman (born February 24, 1942) is a Jewish-American Democratic politician and a current U.S. senator from Connecticut. ... Barbara Levy Boxer (born November 11, 1940 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American politician and the current junior United States Senator from California. ... Thomas Richard Carper (born January 23, 1947) is a United States politician who has been a U.S. Senator from Delaware since 2001. ... Hillary Clinton Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton (born October 26, 1947), was First Lady of the United States from 1993 to 2001, as the wife of President Bill Clinton. ... Frank Raleigh Lautenberg (born January 23, 1924) is an American politician. ... Barack Hussein Obama (born August 4, 1961) is a U.S. Senator from Illinois. ...

Subcommittees

  • U.S. Senate Environment Subcommittee on Transportation and Infrastructure
  • U.S. Senate Environment Subcommittee on Clean Air, Climate Change, and Nuclear Safety
  • U.S. Senate Environment Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, and Water
    • Chairman: Lincoln Chafee (R-RI)
    • Ranking Member: Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-NY)
  • U.S. Senate Environment Subcommittee on Superfund and Waste Management

Christopher Bond is a British playwright whose retelling of the Victorian tale Sweeney Todd formed the basis of Stephen Sondheims musical of the same name, with book by Hugh Wheeler. ... Max Sieben Baucus (born December 11, 1941) is the senior United States Senator from Montana and is a member of the Democratic Party. ... George Victor Voinovich (born July 15, 1936) is an American politician from Ohio. ... Thomas Richard Carper (born January 23, 1947) is a United States politician who has been a U.S. Senator from Delaware since 2001. ... Lincoln Davenport Chafee (born March 26, 1953) is a United States Senator from Rhode Island. ... Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton (born October 26, 1947 in Chicago, Illinois as Hillary Diane Rodham) is the junior United States Senator from New York, serving her freshman term since January 3, 2001. ... John Randolph Thune (born January 7, 1961) is the junior U.S. Senator from the state of South Dakota. ... Barbara Levy Boxer (born November 11, 1940 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American politician and the current junior United States Senator from California. ...

Chairmen

Chairmen of the Senate Committee on Public Buildings, 1838-1857

William Savin Fulton William Savin Fulton (June 2, 1795 – August 15, 1844) was an American lawyer and politician from Little Rock, Arkansas. ... John Leeds Kerr (b. ... William Lewis Dayton (February 17, 1807 – December 1, 1864) was an American lawyer from Freehold Borough, New Jersey. ... Simon Cameron (March 8, 1799–June 26, 1889) was United States Secretary of War for Abraham Lincoln from 1861 to 1862. ... Jesse D. Bright (December 18, 1812–May 20, 1875) was a Democratic Senator from Indiana during the period of March 4, 1845 to February 5, 1862. ... Robert Mercer Taliaferro Hunter (April 21, 1809–July 18, 1887), American statesman, was born in Essex County, Virginia. ... James Whitcomb (December 1, 1795–October 4, 1852) was a Democrat governor of Indiana from December 6, 1843 to December 26, 1848. ... Elegant evening gown with shell pink satin over black lace with ginger antique silk hem. ...

Chairmen of the Joint Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds, 1857-1883

Jesse D. Bright (December 18, 1812–May 20, 1875) was a Democratic Senator from Indiana during the period of March 4, 1845 to February 5, 1862. ... Benjamin Gratz Brown (May 28, 1826 - December 13, 1885) was a Liberal Republican Senator, Governor of Missouri, and the Vice presidential candidate in the election of 1872. ... William Pitt Fessenden (October 16, 1806—September 8, 1869) was an American politician from the U.S. state of New Hampshire. ... Justin Smith Morrill (April 14, 1810 – December 28, 1898) was a Representative (1855–1867) and a Senator (1867–1898) from Vermont. ... Henry Laurens Dawes (October 30, 1816 - February 5, 1903) was a United States Senator notable for the Dawes Act. ...

Chairmen of the Senate Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds, 1883-1947

William Mahone - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Amasa Leland Stanford (March 9, 1824–June 21, 1893) was an American business tycoon, politician and founder of Stanford University. ... Matthew Stanley Quay (September 30, 1833 - May 28, 1904) was an immensely powerful Pennsylvania political boss; kingmaker (Benjamin Harrison, 1888). ... Charles Warren Fairbanks (May 11, 1852 – June 4, 1918) was a Senator from Indiana and the twenty-sixth Vice President of the United States. ... George Sutherland (March 25, 1862 – July 18, 1942) was an English-born U.S. jurist and political figure. ... Claude Augustus Swanson (March 31, 1862–July 7, 1939) was an American politician. ... Irvine Luther Lenroot (January 31, 1869 - January 26, 1949) was a member of the United States Republican Party who served in the House of Representatives from 1909 - 1918, and in United States Senate from 1918 - 1927, for the state of Wisconsin. ...

Chairmen of the Senate Committee on Public Works, 1947-1977

Chapman Revercomb William Chapman Revercomb (July 20, 1895 - October 6, 1979) was a politician and lawyer in the state of West Virginia. ... All states are invited to contribute two statues for display in the Statuary Hall of the U.S. Capitol. ... All states are invited to contribute two statues for display in the Statuary Hall of the U.S. Capitol. ... Patrick Vincent McNamara (October 4, 1894–April 30, 1966) was a U.S. Senator from the state of Michigan. ... Jennings Randolph (March 8, 1902–May 8, 1998) was an American politician from West Virginia. ...

Chairmen of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, 1977-present

Jennings Randolph (March 8, 1902–May 8, 1998) was an American politician from West Virginia. ... Robert Theodore Stafford (born August 8, 1913) is a retired American politician from Vermont. ... Quentin Northrup Burdick (19 June 1908 - 8 September 1992) was a United States Senator from North Dakota from 1960 until his death in 1992. ... Daniel Patrick Pat Moynihan (March 16, 1927 – March 26, 2003) was a four-term U.S. Senator, ambassador, administration official, and academic. ... Max Sieben Baucus (born December 11, 1941) is the senior United States Senator from Montana and is a member of the Democratic Party. ... John Lester Hubbard Chafee (22 October 1922–24 October 1999) was an American politician. ... Robert C. Bob Smith (born March 30, 1941) is an American politician who has served in both the United States House of Representatives and the Senate. ... Harry Mason Reid (born December 2, 1939) is the senior United States Senator from Nevada and a member of the Democratic Party, for which he serves as Senate Minority Leader. ... Robert C. Bob Smith (born March 30, 1941) is an American politician who has served in both the United States House of Representatives and the Senate. ... James Merrill Jim Jeffords (born May 11, 1934) is currently the junior U.S. Senator from Vermont and the only Independent in the United States Senate. ... James Mountain Inhofe, usually known as Jim Inhofe (born November 17, 1934) is an American politician from Oklahoma. ...

See Also


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