Economic and Consumer Policy

Raja Krishnamoorthi

Welcome to the Subcommitte on Economic and Consumer Policy

Chairman Raja Krishnamoorthi (IL)

Subcommittee on Economic and Consumer Policy, which shall have oversight jurisdiction over: income inequality and policies that affect the growth and prosperity of the middle class, including education, housing, labor, trade, small business, agriculture; securities regulation; consumer protection; private sector information technology security, policy, and management; intellectual property;telecommunications; and federal acquisition policy unrelated to national security and information technology.

Chair

Raja Krishnamoorthi

Raja Krishnamoorthi

Illinois (08)

Democratic Members

Mark DeSaulnier

Mark DeSaulnier

California (11)
Katie Hill

Katie Hill

California (25)
Ro Khanna

Ro Khanna

California (17)
Ayanna Pressley

Ayanna Pressley

Massachusetts (07)
Rashida Tlaib

Rashida Tlaib

Michigan (13)
Gerald Connolly

Gerald Connolly

Virginia (11)

Ranking Member

Michael Cloud

Michael Cloud

Texas (27)

Republican Members

Glenn Grothman

Glenn Grothman

Wisconsin (06)
James Comer

James Comer

Kentucky (01)
Chip Roy

Chip Roy

Texas (21)
Carol Miller

Carol Miller

West Virginia (03)

Recent Activity

Jul 25, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (July 25, 2019)—Today, Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi, the Chairman of the Subcommittee on Economic and Consumer Policy, released a supplemental memo based on approximately 55,000 non-public documents JUUL Labs, Inc.

Jul 24, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (July 24, 2019)—Today, Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi, the Chairman of the Subcommittee on Economic and Consumer Policy, held a hearing on “Examining JUUL’s Role in the Youth Nicotine Epidemic: Part I

 

TAKEAWAYS

 

Jul 23, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (July 23, 2019)—On July 24 and 25, 2019, the Subcommittee on Economic and Consumer Policy, led by Chairman Raja Krishnamoorthi, will hold hearings to examine JUUL Labs, Inc.’s responsibility for the youth nicotine addiction epidemic.

The hearings will feature research experts, parents, and two representatives from JUUL Labs – including the co-founder.

May 23, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (May 23, 2019)—This week, the Subcommittee on Economic and Consumer Policy held a hearing on “Examining For-Profit College Oversight and Student Debt.”

 

TAKEAWAYS

 

May 22, 2019 Hearing

PURPOSE

The hearing will examine for-profit college closures, accreditation, and funding and their impact on student debt.
 

May 21, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (May 21, 2019)— On Wednesday, May 22, 2019, at 2:00 p.m., the Subcommittee on Economic and Consumer Policy will hold a hearing on “Examining For-Profit College Oversight and Student Debt.”

 

WHERE:  2247 Rayburn House Office Building

 

May 17, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (May 17, 2019)— This week, the Subcommittee on Economic and Consumer Policy, chaired by Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi, held a hearing on “CFPB’s Role in Empowering Predatory Lenders: Examining the Proposed Repeal of the Payday Lending Rule.”

May 15, 2019 Press Release

 

Washington, D.C. (May 15, 2019)—On Thursday, May 16, 2019, the Subcommittee on Economic and Consumer Policy will hold a hearing on “CFPB’s Role in Empowering Predatory Lenders: Examining the Proposed Repeal of the Payday Lending Rule.”

 

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