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Mitchell Named to Transportation and Infrastructure, Education and the Workforce, and Oversight and Government Reform Committees

January 13, 2017
Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Representative Paul Mitchell (MI-10) announced his committee assignments for the 115th Congress; he will serve on the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, the Education and the Workforce Committee, and the Oversight and Government Reform Committee.
 
“The work of each of these committees has meaningful implications for Michigan’s 10th District, and I am proud to make the voice of my constituents heard,” said Congressman Mitchell. 

“The work of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee has great significance for Michigan.  The 10th district boasts critical infrastructure connecting and powering us, including the Blue Water Bridge, access to the Great Lakes, and I-69, all of which are impacted by the work of this committee.  I look forward to being a voice for the 10th district, while working with my colleagues on policies to ensure America’s critical infrastructure.”
 
“I am pleased that Congressman Mitchell will be joining the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.  His knowledge, insight, and perspective as a Michigander will be an asset to help us continue the good work of strengthening America’s infrastructure to support and grow the economy,” said Chairman Bill Shuster (PA-9). 
 
Congressman Mitchell went on to say, “I spent my career in workforce training, and the challenges that working families, students, and employers face is of utmost importance to me.  I am eager to join with my new colleagues on the Education and the Workforce Committee in furthering policies to strengthen our workforce, put parents and individuals in charge of their education, and provide working families with more flexibility.”
 
“I am pleased to welcome Congressman Paul Mitchell to the Education and the Workforce Committee. His background in education will bring a valuable perspective to the committee, and he will play an important role in advancing solutions that benefit students, workers, and the economy,” said Chairwoman Virginia Foxx (NC-5). 

“The Oversight and Government Reform Committee has the serious responsibility of keeping our government accountable and exposing and eliminating government waste.  I look forward to serving on this important Committee,” said Congressman Mitchell.

“I welcome the addition of Congressman Mitchell to our committee. He’s a champion of fiscal responsibility and I look forward to working alongside him this congress,” said Chairman Jason Chaffetz (UT-3).