WASHINGTON – Competitiveness Coalition Chair Scott Brown today congratulated Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) on officially taking the gavel as chair of the House Energy & Commerce Committee.
“As a solutions-oriented policymaker, Cathy McMorris Rodgers’s leadership of the House Energy & Commerce Committee should be celebrated by advocates of innovation everywhere, and the Competitiveness Coalition congratulates her stewardship of the powerful committee,” said Chair Scott Brown. “With jurisdiction over key issues that hardworking Americans encounter every day – from surging energy costs to internet safety – as well as challenges such as maintaining America’s economic competitiveness, we look forward to working with Chair McMorris Rodgers in the new Congress. Families, workers and businesses of all sizes remain concerned about the state of the economy and we stand ready to help this panel deliver on policies that will strengthen America’s job-creating industries.”
The Competitiveness Coalition is a first-of-its-kind group educating the public and advocating for policies that put consumers first while fostering innovation and attracting new investment.