Committees and Caucuses

House Committee on Appropriations

Representative Wexton serves on the House Appropriations Committee, one of the most powerful committees in Congress. 

The Committee oversees 12 spending bills that fund most of the functions of the federal government. 

Wexton serves on the Subcommittee on Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies and the Subcommittee on the Legislative Branch.

House Committee on the Budget

Representative Wexton serves on the House Committee on the Budget. The Committee’s chief responsibility is to draft an annual concurrent resolution on the budget that provides a Congressional framework for spending and revenue levels, the federal surplus or deficit, and public debt.  The budget resolution can contain reconciliation instructions directing authorizing committees to change laws in their jurisdiction to change revenues or mandatory spending levels.  The resolution also can include mechanisms that aid in enforcing budget procedures in general or for particular purposes.  In drafting the budget resolution, the Committee examines the President’s annual budget request, as well as economic and fiscal projections from the Congressional Budget Office.  The Committee also has jurisdiction over budget process laws and tracks the budgetary effects of legislative action.

Congressional-Executive Commission on China 

The Congressional-Executive Commission on China was created by Congress in October 2000 with the legislative mandate to monitor human rights and the development of the rule of law in China, and to submit an annual report to the President and the Congress. The Commission consists of nine Senators, nine Members of the House of Representatives, and five senior Administration officials appointed by the President.

Coalitions and Caucuses

Representative Wexton is the founder of:

  • Congressional Agritourism Caucus, Co-Chair

  • Congressional Task Force on Digital Citizenship

Representative Wexton serves as a member of the following coalitions:

  • Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC), Associate Member

  • Congressional Equality Caucus, Vice Chair

  • Moms in the House Caucus

  • New Democratic Coalition

  • Sustainable Energy and Environment Coalition

Representative Wexton serves as a member of the following caucuses:

  • Animal Protection Caucus

  • Appalachian National Scenic Trail Caucus

  • Baby Caucus

  • Black Maternal Health Caucus

  • Chesapeake Bay Task Force

  • Childhood Cancer Caucus

  • Human Trafficking Caucus

  • Lyme Disease Caucus

  • Rare Disease Caucus

  • Pro-Choice Caucus

  • Small Brewers Caucus

  • Wine Caucus