The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee is the principal oversight committee of the United States Senate. As a member of the Committee, and chair of the Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Spending Oversight, Senator Hassan works to oversee the Department of Homeland Security and other critical homeland security priorities to keep America safe and secure – including cybersecurity and drug interdiction efforts. Through her work on the Committee, the Senator is also focused on holding agencies accountable for maintaining fiscal responsibility and protecting taxpayer dollars.
Emerging Threats and Spending Oversight (Chair)
Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations
The Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) has broad jurisdiction over America's health care, education, employment, and retirement policies. As a member of the HELP Committee, Senator Hassan has worked on legislative efforts to combat the heroin, fentanyl, and opioid crisis; ensure that every Granite Stater has access to quality, affordable health care; lower the cost of prescription drugs; ensure that every child has access to a quality K-12 public education; and to reduce the burden of student loan debt.
Primary Health and Retirement Security
Children and Families
The Senate Finance Committee has jurisdiction over matters relating to taxation and revenues, trade agreements and tariffs, as well as Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), and other health and human services programs. In her role on this committee, Senator Hassan fights for vital New Hampshire priorities including protecting and strengthening Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid; working to provide tax relief to hard-working families and small businesses and end corporate special interest tax giveaways; and ensuring that U.S. trade policy supports small businesses and workers.
Energy, Natural Resources, and Infrastructure
Social Security, Pensions, and Family Policy
The Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs conducts oversight of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and advances legislation on matters pertaining to veterans, including education, health care, VA benefits, and job training. In her role on this committee, Senator Hassan works across the aisle to expand opportunity and strengthen care for veterans, while working to build a country that is ever-worthy of their service.
The Joint Economic Committee – a joint committee of the United States Senate and House – is tasked with overseeing the health of the United States economy and recommending policies to build a stronger economic future.