Congressman-elect Steven Palazzo earned two committee assignments, which he will serve on when the 112th Congress convenes in January, his office announced today.
Palazzo will serve on the House Armed Services Committee and the Scient and Technology Committee. He will officially be sworn in on January 5.
“I am honored my colleagues selected me to serve on these vital committees.” Palazzo said in a press release. “The responsibilities under the Armed Services and Science and Technology are critical to South Mississippi and our regional economy."
The House Armed Services Committee is responsible for funding and oversight of the Department of Defense the armed forces. Palazzo has served in the military since 1988, and recently re-enlisted this year for another three years in the Mississippi Army National Guard.
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