CONGRESSWOMAN BARBARA LEE

Congresswoman Barbara Lee represents the 13th Congressional District in Northern California.  Currently, Congresswoman Lee serves on the Budget Committee and the powerful Appropriations Committee, which oversees all federal government spending.  She serves on three subcommittees (Vice Chair, State and Foreign Operations; Labor, Health and Human Services, Education; and Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration) of the Appropriations Committee.  Additionally, Congresswoman Lee is the only African American Woman in Democratic Leadership, serving as Co-Chair of the Policy and Steering Committee. 

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BARBARA LEE

Representative

BACKGROUND

  • Elected to represent 13th Congressional District in 2013 (Redistricting)

  • Elected to represent 9th Congressional District in 1998

  • California State Senate, 1997 - 1998

  • California State Assembly, 1991 - 1997

US HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS

2019-2020

  • Committee on Appropriations

  • Committee on Budget 

2017-2018

  • Committee on Appropriations

  • Committee on Budget 

2015-2016

  • Committee on Appropriations

  • Committee on Budget 

2013-2014

  • Committee on Appropriations

  • Committee on Budget 

2011-2012

  • Committee on Appropriations