Archive for Thursday, January 15, 2009

Jenkins tapped for assignment

January 15, 2009

Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins was named to the House Committee on Financial Services, which oversees all aspects of the nation’s housing and financial services sectors.

The committee has authority over the banking, insurance, real estate, housing and securities industries. Additionally, the committee is responsible for overseeing the implementation of the Troubled Assets Relief Program, which became law in October, and the Auto Industry Financing and Restructuring Act.

“I am excited to join the Financial Services Committee,” Jenkins said. “I have spent my entire professional career working on economic and financial issues and am ready to work with the committee on these topics.”

Jenkins, a Republican, represents Kansas’ 2nd District, which includes Leavenworth County.

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