U.S Representative Nathan Deal (R-Ga.) is a member of the Committee on Energy and Commerce. This Committee regulates Commerce, Trade, and Consumer Protection; the Environment; Telecommunications and the Internet; Energy and Air Quality; and Health, as well as Oversight and Investigations. As a member of this Committee, Congressman Deal serves as Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Health, overseeing legislation, hearings and markups for all legislative areas under the committee's jurisdiction. From the Food and Drug Administration and medical research to the Medicaid and Medicare programs, the subcommittee on Health has jurisdiction over many critical issues affecting America's public and private health sectors.
Congressman Deal also has announced he is a candidate for the Republican nomination for Governor of Georgia in 2010. Learn more about Congressman Deal at: http://www.house.gov/deal/