Senate Appropriations Committee

Sen. Shelby to Head Powerful Senate Appropriations Committee

Maintains Banking and other committee positions.

The Republican Majority U.S. Senate has selected  Republican Alabama U.S. Senator Richard Shelby as Chairman of the Appropriations Committee. That position provides Shelby with enormous power to direct federal dollars to his home state. “In addition to serving as chairman of the Appropriations Committee, Senator Shelby will continue to serve on the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs; the…