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Barrow elected to serve on several committees

Congressman John Barrow, Jan. 17, 2011 Congressman John Barrow, Jan. 17, 2011

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - Congressman John Barrow will continue to sit on the House Committee on Energy and Commerce and has also been elected to the House Committee on Veteran's Affairs in the 112th Congress.

"These committee assignments will allow me to continue tackling issues important to the folks in Georgia's 12th Congressional District," said Congressman Barrow in a news release.  "I look forward to working with members of both parties to strengthen our economy, create new jobs, and address the other challenges facing our communities."

This will be Barrow's third term as member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee. He will sit on the committee's Subcommittee on Environment and Economy and on the Subcommitee on Communications and Technology.

He will serve on the Veteran's Affairs Committee's Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs and on the Subcommitte on Oversight and Investigations.

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