Rep. Robert Aderholt named to House Appropriation’s Defense Subcommittee
An Alabama lawmaker has been named to the U.S. House subcommittee that sets spending levels for the military.
On Wednesday, Rep. Robert Aderholt, R-Haleyville, was named to the House Appropriations Committee’s Defense Subcommittee. The subcommittee, currently chaired by Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen, R-NJ, sets annual appropriation levels and has spending oversight for the Departments of Army, Navy, Air Force and Marines, as well as the Central Intelligence Agency.
Aderholt, whose district includes Morgan, Cullman and Marshall counties, said the position will allow him to convey the unique role the state plays in national defense.