Washington, D.C. – Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement announcing the appointment of Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren of California as Chairwoman of the Committee on House Administration for the 116th Congress. The Speaker’s nomination will be approved by the full Caucus next week.
“As Chair of the Committee on House Administration, Congresswoman Lofgren will be a powerful voice to ensure the People’s House is run efficiently and effectively to meet the needs of the American people. For almost a quarter century, Congresswoman Lofgren has been a champion for her constituents and the American people, serving with honor and integrity, and helping foster a fairer and more ethical Congress.
“With the gavel, Congresswoman Lofgren will bring her vast experience and deep knowledge of the House to strengthen Congress and our democracy while safeguarding federal elections and ensuring a vibrant and diverse Congressional workforce. As the new Democratic Majority gets to work making progress for the American people, Congresswoman Lofgren’s leadership of the committee will be essential at ensuring the Committee’s critical work is transparent and bipartisan so we can more effectively deliver our ambitious, forward-thinking agenda For The People.
“With the swearing-in of the 116th Congress, Democrats are ushering in a new era of unity, diversity and a commitment to lifting up hard-working families. Congresswoman Lofgren’s proven and tireless leadership will help guarantee that Congress is best suited to fulfill this vital responsibility.”