House Committee on Education and Labor
U.S. House of Representatives

Rep. Howard P. “Buck” McKeon
Ranking Member

Fiscally responsible reforms for students, workers and retirees.



Subcommittee on Healthy Families and Communities

Majority:  8  /  Minority: 5 

Carolyn McCarthy, New York
Yvette D. Clarke, New York
Robert C. “Bobby” Scott, Virginia
Carol Shea-Porter, New Hampshire
Paul Tonko, New York
Jared Polis, Colorado
George Miller, California
Judy Chu, California

Todd Russell Platts, Pennsylvania
Ranking Member
Howard P. “Buck” McKeon, California
Brett Guthrie, Kentucky
David P. Roe, Tennessee
Glenn Thompson, Pennsylvania

The Subcommittee on Healthy Families and Communities has jurisdiction over adolescent development and training programs, including but not limited to those providing for the care and treatment of certain at risk youth, including the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act and the Runaway and Homeless Youth Act; all matters dealing with child abuse and domestic violence, including the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act, and child adoption; school lunch and child nutrition, poverty programs including the Community Services Block Grant Act, and the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP); all matters dealing with programs and services for the elderly, including nutrition programs and the Older Americans Act; environmental education; all domestic volunteer programs; library services and construction, and programs related to the arts and humanities, museum services, and arts and artifacts indemnity.