|Energy and Commerce Committee
Congressman Flores is a member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, The Energy and Commerce Committee is the oldest standing legislative committee in the House of Representatives. The committee’s jurisdictional responsibilities include the nation's telecommunications, consumer protection, food and drug safety, public health research, environmental quality, energy policy and interstate and foreign commerce. It oversees multiple cabinet-level Departments and independent agencies, including the Departments of Energy, Health and Human Services, Commerce, and Transportation, as well as the Environmental Protection Agency, the Federal Trade Commission, the Food and Drug Administration, and the Federal Communications Commission.
Congressman Flores believes that his three decades as a job creator in the energy industry will help positively influence policy coming from the committee. He believes it is important that we work to make America a global energy superpower and to achieve American energy security. He also believes it is important that the committee work to reform federal policies in an effort to expand and streamline access to health care and preserve a robust, open and competitive telecommunications landscape.
The Congressman serves on the following subcommittees:
- Communications and Technology
Please visit the Energy and Commerce Committee website if you would like to learn more and see what the Committee is working on this week.