Education

Holding the Purse Strings

January 30, 2002 1 min read

Shown below are the members of the two congressional subcommittees with direct jurisdiction over spending for the Department of Education.

Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education

Democrats:
Chairman: Tom Harkin, Iowa
Ernest F. Hollings, South Carolina
Daniel K. Inouye, Hawaii
Harry Reid, Nevada
Herb Kohl, Wisconsin
Patty Murray, Washington
Robert C. Byrd, West Virginia

Republicans:
Ranking member: Arlen Specter, Pennsylvania
Thad Cochran, Mississippi
Judd Gregg, New Hampshire
Larry E. Craig, Idaho
Kay Bailey Hutchison, Texas
Ted Stevens, Alaska
Mike DeWine, Ohio

House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education

Republicans:
Chairman, Ralph Regula, Ohio
C.W. Bill Young, Florida
Ernest Istook, Oklahoma
Dan Miller, Florida
Roger Wicker, Mississippi
Anne M. Northup, Kentucky
Randy “Duke” Cunningham, California
Kay Granger, Texas
John E. Peterson, Pennsylvania
Donald L. Sherwood, Pennsylvania

Democrats:
Ranking member: David R. Obey, Wisconsin
Steny H. Hoyer, Maryland
Nancy Pelosi, California
Nita M. Lowey, New York
Rosa DeLauro, Connecticut
Jesse L. Jackson Jr., Illinois
Patrick J. Kennedy, Rhode Island

A version of this article appeared in the January 30, 2002 edition of Education Week as Holding the Purse Strings