U.S. Senate Minority Leader-elect Chuck Schumer announced the names of Democratic committee members for the 115th Congress, including lawmakers who will serve on that chamber's energy and environment committees.
GOP staff have yet to release a full list of Republican committee members for the new Congress, which convenes Jan. 3, 2017.
Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., will remain ranking member of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee. Her fellow Democrats on the committee will be Sens. Ron Wyden from Oregon, Debbie Stabenow from Michigan, Al Franken from Minnesota, Joe Manchin from West Virginia, Martin Heinrich from New Mexico, Mazie Hirono from Hawaii, Tammy Duckworth from Illinois and Catherine Cortez Masto from Nevada, who will fill Harry Reid's Senate seat after his retirement. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and Maine Sen. Angus King, both Independents, will also serve on the committee.
Sen. Tom Carper, D-Del., will take over as ranking member of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee from retiring Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif. Also on that committee next Congress will be Sens. Bernie Sanders; Tammy Duckworth; Ben Cardin, D-Md.; Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I.; Jeff Merkley, D-Ore.; Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y.; Cory Booker, D-N.J.; Ed Markey, D-Mass.; and new Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif.