Representative Chaka Fattah

District Pennsylvania 2nd
Party Democrat
Terms 10th

Appropriations (Senior member); Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies (Ranking Member); Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development

Caucuses Congressional Black Caucus, Congressional Progressive Caucus, Urban Caucus, House renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Caucus, Nuclear Issues Working Group, Congressional Neuroscience Caucus

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Leadership: Representative Chaka Fattah has a reputation in Congress as a leader in environmental issues and specifically, the transformation to alternative energy. As a member of the subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, e has consistently supported legislation that seeks to move away from fossil fuels and towards a new economy based on sustainable energy technology.

Fattah is currently the leading legislative advocate for the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grants Program, which will assist local communities in Pennsylvania in the development of programs to implement major energy efficiency and conservation projects.

Representative Fattah sponsored:

Representative Fattah cosponsored:

H.R. 3465 (National Forest Roadless Area Conservation Act of 2011)