She is a member of the esteemed House Ways and Means Committee, which is the oldest committee in the United States Congress and has jurisdiction over the Social Security system, Medicare, the Foster Care System, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, Unemployment Insurance, and all taxation, tariffs, and revenue-raising measures. She serves on the Tax, Oversight, and Work and Welfare Subcommittees. She also serves on the Joint Economic Committee.

On the Ways and Means Committee, she is a member of the Tax Subcommittee, working to create a more fair and progressive tax code that provides Americans greater opportunity and financial security. And she oversees a range of critical supports for workers, children, and families as a member of the Work and Welfare Subcommittee. She also serves on the Oversight Subcommittee. She is Chairwoman of the bipartisan Congressional Caucus on Foster Youth.

She is an active member on the Democratic Women's CaucusCongressional Progressive CaucusLGBT Equality Caucus, Congressional Black Caucus, the Great Lakes Caucus, and the Democratic Steering and Policy Committee.

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