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Sens. Lankford and Heitkamp to lead Senate subcommittee

Sens. James Lankford (R-OK) and Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) have been named chairman and ranking member, respectively, of the Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs, Subcommittee on Regulatory Affairs and Federal Management.

The subcommittee has jurisdiction that includes the oversight of management, efficiency, effectiveness and economy of all federal government agencies, departments, and programs.

The subcommittee has broad oversight authority over the federal regulatory regime, including the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs.

The subcommittee is also responsible for exploring policies to encourage a skilled, efficient, and effective federal workforce to ensure efficient and effective management of federal programs.

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