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Finkenauer Unsure on Committee Assignments

In an image from TV network C-SPAN, Congresswoman Abby Finkenauer (second from right) is flanked by her parents as she is sworn in by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (far left).

The Tri-State area’s newest Congressional representative is eager to get to work, but isn’t sure exactly what she’ll be working on just yet. Congresswoman Abby Finkenauer of Dubuque was sworn in as the new representative of Iowa’s 1st District yesterday. She says it’s still not clear exactly which Congressional committees she’ll be assigned to. Finkenauer acknowledged that there are some committees she has her eye on, but wouldn’t say which ones. During her time in the Iowa Legislature, Finkenauer served on the Commerce, Economic Growth, Government Oversight, and Transportation committees.

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