The United States Senate Committee on Appropriations has jurisdiction over all discretionary spending legislation in the Senate. This committee provides members with an opportunity to provide oversight of federal spending.
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Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee:
The United States Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation has a vast range of issues under its jurisdiction. These issues range from communications, highways, aviation, rail, shipping, transportation security, merchant marine, the Coast Guard, oceans, fisheries, climate change, disasters, science, space, interstate commerce, tourism, consumer issues, economic development, technology, competitiveness, product safety and insurance.
The United States Senate Select Committee on Intelligence provides critical legislative oversight of intelligence activities and programs of the U.S. government in order to make certain these functions conform to the Constitution and laws of our nation.
Ranking Member - Veterans' Affairs Committee:
The United States Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs has jurisdiction over compensation of veterans, life insurance issued by the Government due to military service, national cemeteries, pensions and readjustment of servicemembers to civil life.