WASHINGTON — Senate Democrats and Republicans have finalized appointments to the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee.

Legislation affecting retirement, labor law and workplace issues are under the initial jurisdiction of this committee, which is chaired by Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa).


Tom Harkin (Iowa), chairman
Michael Bennet (Colo.)
Jeff Bingaman (N.M.)
Richard Blumenthal (Conn.)
Robert Casey (Pa.)

Al Franken (Minn.)
Jeff Merkley (Ore.)
Barbara Mikulski (Md.)
Patty Murray (Wash.)
Bernard Sanders (Vt.)
Sheldon Whitehouse (R.I.)


Michael Enzi (Wyo.), ranking
Lamar Alexander (Tenn.)
Richard Burr (N.C.)
Orrin Hatch (Utah)
Johnny Isakson (Ga.)

Mark Kirk (Ill.)
John McCain (Ariz.)
Lisa Murkowski (Alaska)
Rand Paul (Ky.)
Pat Roberts (Kans.)

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