Committees & Caucuses

House Committee on Appropriations

Congresswoman Lee is a senior member of the powerful Appropriations Committee, which controls the federal purse strings.

Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies

On this subcommittee, Rep. Lee serves as a principal advocate for healthy and safe communities, anti-poverty initiatives, educational opportunities and workers' rights.

Subcommittee on Military Construction-Veterans Affairs

As the daughter of a veteran, Rep. Lee works to ensure all returning service members have access to the benefits & services they have earned, including housing, healthcare and jobs.

Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs

In this subcommittee, Rep. Lee continues her long-time advocacy for international peace and diplomacy, human rights, HIV/AIDS treatment, global health and the United Nations.

House Committee on The Budget

Congresswoman Lee represents the Appropriations Committee on the House Budget Committee, where she advocates for community investments, defends our nation's safety net, and fights for leaner, smarter defense spending.

Leadership Positions


Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus Health Care Task Force

As co-chair of the CAPAC Health Care Task Force, Rep. Lee works to address racial health disparities and expand healthcare access to underserved and vulnerable communities.

Vice-Chair & Founding Member

LGBT Equality Caucus

A longtime advocate for LGBT equality, Rep. Lee helped found the caucus and works to advance the rights of LGBT persons in the US and abroad.

Former Chair

Congressional Black Caucus

Congresswoman Lee served as CBC Chair from 2008-2010 and currently acts as chair of the Economy & Poverty Working Group, and co-chair of the Tech 2020 Diversity Task Force.

Former Co-Chair & Whip

Congressional Progressive Caucus

A former Co-Chair & Whip of the Progressive Caucus, Rep. Lee is a leading voice for low-income families and a forward-thinking foreign policy emphasizing peace and diplomacy.


Whip Task Force on Poverty, Income Inequality & Opportunity

Rep. Lee and Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer co-founded this taskforce focused on finding and promoting solutions that lift American families out of poverty.

Co-Founder & Co-Chair

Congressional HIV/AIDS Caucus

As the co-founder and co-chair of this bipartisan caucus, Rep. Lee builds support for domestic and international HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment programs.

U.S. Representative

United Nations, 68th, 70th & 72nd General Assemblies

In 2014, 2016 and 2018, Rep. Lee served as the Democratic Congressional Representative to the United Nations, where she worked to advance human rights, women's rights, diplomacy and peace around the world.

Main Offices

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