Bill Young gets official nod to lead Defense Appropriations subcommittee

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On Friday, U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers, R-KY, named members to the various appropriations subcommittees–and Florida Republicans won some plum assignments.

The dean of the House Republicans, U.S. Rep. Bill Young, was named to lead the Defense Appropriations Subcommittee where he will be joined by U.S. Rep. Ander Crenshaw. Rogers also named Young as one of two chairmen emeritus for the Appropriations Committee.

Young will also serve on the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee. Continue reading more from Kevin Derby here.

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