FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 16, 2020
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced that Congresswoman Nanette Diaz Barragán has been appointed to the House Committee on Natural Resources. This will be the third committee Congresswoman Barragán will serve on during the 116th Congress, along with the Energy and Commerce and Homeland Security Committees.
“I am grateful for the chance to serve on the Natural Resources Committee this year and to work with Chair Raul Grijalva once again,” said Rep. Barragán. “Our nation faces grave environmental challenges, and Congress must lead the way by developing and passing legislation that protects our irreplaceable natural resources and ensures environmental justice for all.”
Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement with the committee appointment announcement:
“On the Natural Resources Committee, Congresswoman Nanette Barragán’s deep knowledge and bold voice will be crucial to advancing innovative solutions to combat the climate crisis and build a clean energy future. As Democrats continue to confront the extraordinary challenges facing our nation, these Members will be critical to the committees’ work protecting our communities, growing our economy and strengthening our democracy for generations to come.”
Nanette Diaz Barragán is proud to represent California’s 44th Congressional District, which includes the communities of Carson, Compton, Florence-Firestone, Lynwood, North Long Beach, Rancho Dominguez, San Pedro, South Gate, Walnut Park, Watts, Willowbrook and Wilmington