Congresswoman Johnson Appointed as Conferee for National Defense Authorization Act
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson today was selected to serve on a conference committee of the House and Senate versions of the Fiscal Year 2019 National Defense Authorization Act. Congresswoman Johnson will be actively involved in negotiating portions of this legislation, which funds the United States military, so it accurately addresses the country’s needs and reflects key priorities.
“I am honored to have been appointed as a conferee on the FY 2019 National Defense Authorization Act,” said Congresswoman Johnson. “As the Ranking Member on the Science, Space, and Technology Committee, I have been tasked to reconcile components of the legislation that are of great importance for a strong economy, workforce, and the overall competitiveness of our country. I look forward to working with my colleagues in both the Science Committee and in the Senate on these issues.”
In addition to Congresswoman Johnson, seven members of the House Democratic Caucus were also named to the conference committee.
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