Pelosi Statement on New Acting Chairman of House Ways and Means Committee

March 4, 2010

WASHINGTON, March 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ – Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement this morning on Sander Levin of Michigan becoming new acting Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee:

“Congressman Pete Stark has informed me that, due to his desire to remain as subcommittee Chairman of the Health Subcommittee, he has resigned as acting Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee. Pete Stark has been a leader in health insurance reform, and we will continue to rely upon him as we enter the final stretch of ensuring health care for all Americans.

“With Congressman Stark’s decision, Congressman Sander Levin is now acting Chairman of the Ways and Means Committee. As Chairman, Sandy Levin will be a powerful advocate for addressing the urgent needs of the American people.”

SOURCE Office of the Speaker of the House

Source: newswire

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