Rep. Capuano Named to House Steering and Policy Committee

January 12, 2001 -- Rep. Michael Capuano was named to the House Democratic Steering and Policy Committee by Minority Leader Gephardt.

Steering and Policy members determine each individual committee assignment for Democratic members. The steering committee appointment is a two-term commitment.

"I am honored that Democratic Leadership chose me for this important position. It's a great opportunity to be involved in making decisions that will impact our agenda for the 107th Congress, and a chance to develop relationships with other members," stated Rep. Capuano.

Congressman Capuano was recently sworn in for his second term as the Representative for Massachusetts' 8th district. He also serves as a Democratic Regional Whip.