House energy panel Chair Rodgers plans to retire from Congress

February 8, 2024
House Energy & Commerce Committee Chairwoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) will not seek re-election to her seat in the next Congress, adding to the upheaval among Republican leadership on the powerful committee with jurisdiction over many EPA activities. Rodgers in a Feb. 8 statement to the Spokesman-Review says she will spend the next year honoring her committee’s “rich history -- plowing the hard ground necessary to legislate on solutions to make people’s lives better and ensure America wins the...

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