Faso earns three House committee seats

Washington, D.C. – Congressman John Faso (R-Kinderhook) was named today to the House Budget, Agriculture and Transportation and Infrastructure committees:

“I am honored and humbled to have been named to three leading committees that will effectively serve the people of the 19th District. As a member of the House Budget Committee, I look forward to working with my colleagues to reform the tax code, jumpstart our economy and help hardworking families keep more of their money. On the House Agriculture Committee, I will work with my colleagues to promote common-sense policies that empower New York’s family farmers and foster a healthy local agricultural economy. On the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, I look forward to working on policy that strengthens surface transportation and provides needed upgrades to water infrastructure and more. I am ready to get to work on solutions for the 19th District and our country.”

“It’s time to get Americans back to work and increase economic opportunity for all, and I know Congressman Faso is committed to those goals,” said House Budget Committee Chairman Diane Black of Tennessee. “He’s been a leader in upstate New York for many years, and his depth of knowledge and experience means he’ll be play an important role on the Budget Committee as we propose pro-growth policies and restore fiscal sanity to Washington.”

“As Chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, I welcome Congressman Faso to the committee and look forward to crafting policy that will invest in America’s transportation network and infrastructure,” said Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster of Pennsylvania.

“Farming is the backbone of our nation, and I look forward to working with Congressman Faso on key reforms that will boost local economies by reducing burdensome regulations and attracting the next generation of American farmers,” said House Agriculture Committee Chairman Mike Conaway of Texas.