Committee Assignments

 U.S. Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee

The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee is the principal oversight committee of the United States Senate. As a member of the Committee, 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.


  • Regulatory Affairs and Federal Management
  • Federal Spending Oversight and Emergency Management

 U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee

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

 U.S. Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee

The Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation has broad jurisdiction over critical economic priorities for New Hampshire's families and small businesses – from telecom and transportation issues to fisheries and coastal protection. In her role on the Committee, Senator Hassan has continued working to combat the threat of climate change, support small businesses, expand access to broadband, promote women in the STEM fields, and ensure that anyone who works hard has the opportunity to succeed in the 21st century economy.


  • Aviation Operations, Safety, and Security
  • Communications, Technology, Innovation, and the Internet
  • Consumer Protection, Product Safety, Insurance, and Data Security
  • Space, Science, and Competitiveness
  • Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety, and Security

 Joint Economic Committee

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.