Rehberg to head key subcommittee
Rep. Denny Rehberg has been named chairman of a key subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee.
The Montana Republican will head the panel on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies for the next two years.
His appointment was announced by the House Republican leadership on Friday.
He said he would use his new role to kill or at least defund the health care reform bill passed when Democrats controlled the House last year.
The Republican-controlled House is expected to repeal the legislation, which Rehberg calls Obamacare,...