Press Release

February 11, 2015
Cardin Announces Committee Assignments for 114th Congress

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Ben Cardin (D-Md.) announced a final list of Senate committees, subcommittees, and working groups on which he will be serving for the 114th Congress. He will use these positions to continue to get things done on behalf of the people of Maryland: working to keep the public safe, expanding economic opportunity and security, protecting the Chesapeake Bay and our precious natural resources, and maintaining American leadership in the world on human rights and good governance.


Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship

Ranking Member (committee has no subcommittees)


Senate Committee on Foreign Relations

Ranking Member, East Asia, the Pacific, and International Cybersecurity Policy Subcommittee

Member, Africa and Global Health Policy Subcommittee

Member, Near East, South Asia, Central Asia, and Counterterrorism Subcommittee


Senate Committee on Finance

Co-Chair, Business Income Tax Working Group 

Member, Health Care Subcommittee

Member, Taxation and IRS Oversight Subcommittee


Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works

Member, Fisheries, Wildlife, and Water Subcommittee

Member, Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee

Member, Clean Air and Nuclear Safety Subcommittee


Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe (U.S. Helsinki Commission)

Senior Senate Democratic Member (bicameral commission has no subcommittees)