Fleischmann Appointed to Key House Subcommittee

Republican Rep. Chuck Fleischmann has been appointed to the House Appropriations Committee’s Energy & Water Development Subcommittee, the Chattanooga Times Free Press reports. The committee oversees funding for the U.S. Department of Energy, and handles Tennessee Valley Authority issues. According to a committee news release, Fleischmann will also serve on appropriations subcommittees dealing with homeland security and labor, and health and human services.