January 09, 2019

Blunt Selected as Senate Rules Committee Chair for 116th Congress

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.) released the following statement after he was selected to continue serving as chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Rules and Administration.

“The Rules Committee has a big job to do when it comes to upholding the integrity of the legislative process in the Senate,” said Blunt. “Every day brings a new challenge, and a new opportunity to make this institution even stronger. I look forward to continuing to lead those efforts and work with my colleagues to tackle the major issues before the committee.”

The Committee on Rules and Administration is responsible for overseeing matters relating to federal elections, and rules, procedures, and administration of the Senate. Blunt has served as a member of the committee since joining the Senate in 2011, and previously served as chairman during the 114th Congress and part of the 115th Congress.