McMorris Rodgers Tapped for Energy & Commerce Committee

This week House Republicans named U.S. Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rogers (R-WA) to head the House Energy and Commerce Committee, which oversees technology policy. Rep. McMorris Rogers will be the first woman to hold the leadership position. A China hawk, Rep. McMorris Rodgers has been a staunch advocate for tough controls on technology exports to the People’s Republic of China. Importantly, she has fought to bolster American competitiveness. In August she introduced the American Competitiveness on More Productive Emerging Tech Economy (COMPETE) Act, which passed unanimously out of the House. “To maintain our global competitive edge, win the future, and beat China, it’s crucial that the U.S. lead on Artificial Intelligence (AI), Quantum Computing, the Internet of Things (IoT), and other… Read More