February 01, 2023

Congresswoman Bush Named Top Democrat on Oversight Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Energy Policy, and Regulatory Affairs


Subcommittee oversees energy & labor policies, economic growth, demographic studies


Washington D.C. (Feb. 1, 2023) — Today, Congresswoman Cori Bush (MO-01) was confirmed as Ranking Member for the Oversight and Accountability Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Energy Policy, and Regulatory Affairs. As the lead Democrat on the subcommittee, the Congresswoman is responsible for steering oversight of energy and labor policies, impediments to economic growth and job creation, regulatory affairs, population and demographic studies, and federal paperwork reduction and information collection.


“I am thrilled and humbled to take on this new leadership role on the Oversight and Accountability Committee as Ranking Member of the Economic Growth, Energy Policy, and Regulatory Affairs. Also benefiting from the steady leadership and guidance of our incredible full committee Ranking Member Jamie Raskin, our Subcommittee will conduct robust oversight over union busters, unsafe workplaces, big polluters, and anyone else trying to profit at the expense of the wellbeing of regular, everyday people. This Subcommittee will unlock new opportunities for St. Louis to lead on holding large corporations accountable and our federal government accountable, and we are ready to leverage this opportunity in service of those in communities nationwide who have the greatest need.”


This is Congresswoman Bush’s second term on the House oversight committee. When serving on the House Oversight & Accountability Committee, Congresswoman Bush used this platform to highlight various issues affecting the people of St. Louis, including Amazon, McKinsey, various oil execs and anti-Abortion lawmakers.