Daily on Energy: Latta to pursue Energy and Commerce gavel

Daily on Energy: Latta to pursue Energy and Commerce gavel


EXCLUSIVE: Rep. Bob Latta, who will be the seniormost Republican on the House Energy and Commerce Committee next Congress, is running to replace Cathy McMorris Rodgers as the chairman (if the GOP holds the House) of the influential panel, a source close to the Ohio congressman told the Washington Examiner.

Latta, who has spent more than a decade on all six Energy and Commerce subcommitees, currently chairs the House Communications and Technology Subcommittee.

Latta has worked closely with Rodgers during their shared tenures on the committee, as Breanne previously reported, including on permitting reform, oversight, and embracing an “all of the above” energy policy that includes supporting more energy infrastructure, including building LNG export facilities and pipelines and reauthorizing the Keystone XL project.

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