United States Congress Joint Economic Committee

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Background
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The United States Congress Joint Economic Committee is a joint committee of the U.S. Congress. It was established by the Employment Act of 1946.[1]

Leadership

The committee chair in the 113th Congress is Kevin Brady (R). Previously Robert Casey (R) held the position in the 112th Congress.

Membership

2013-2014 (113th Congress)

Joint Economic Committee Members, 2013-2014
Democratic members (10)Republican members (10)
Amy Klobuchar (Montana) Vice-ChairKevin Brady (Texas) Chairman
Robert Casey (Pennsylvania) John Campbell (California)
Mark Warner (Virginia) Sean Duffy (Wisconsin)
Bernie Sanders (Vermont) Justin Amash (Michigan)
Chris Murphy (Connecticut) Erik Paulsen (Minnesota)
Martin Heinrich (New Mexico) Richard Hanna (New York)
Carolyn Maloney (New York) Dan Coats (Indiana)
Loretta Sanchez (California) Mike Lee (Utah)
Elijah Cummings (Maryland) Roger Wicker (Mississippi)
John Delaney (Maryland) Pat Toomey (Pennsylvania)
Bernard Sanders is an Independent but caucuses with Democrats, hence he has been counted in that column.

2011-2012 (112th Congress)

Jurisdiction

According to the official Congress website, the jurisdiction of the Joint Economic Committee includes the following:

  1. Make a continuing study of matters relating to the US economy.
  2. Hold hearings, perform research, and advise Members of Congress.

Contact

G-01 Dirksen Senate Office Building
Washington, D.C. 20515


Telephone: (202) 224-5171

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