Senate Committee on Indian Affairs under new leadership
Sen. Brian Schatz of Hawaii as chairman will lead the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs with vice chair Sen. Lisa Murkowski
February 12, 2021
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs elected new leadership at its first meeting of the 117th Congress Thursday morning.
Democratic Sen. Brian Schatz of Hawaii will serve as chairman while Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska will serve as vice chairman.
The committee was previously led by Sen. John Hoeven of North Dakota and Sen. Tom Udall of New Mexico. Hoeven remains on the committee while Udall retired from the Senate earlier this year.