Congressman Keith Ellison

Representing the 5th District of Minnesota

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Committee Assignments

Keith serves on the House Financial Services Committee and the House Democratic Steering Committee.

The House Financial Services Committee has jurisdiction over the banking system, stock exchanges, and the housing and insurance industries. The Committee also handles policy matters including monetary policy, international finance, and combating terrorist financing.

The Committee also oversees the Federal Reserve, the U.S. Treasury Department, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the Securities and Exchange Commission, the National Credit Union Administration, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, the Federal Housing Finance Agency, and the Export-Import Bank.

The House Democratic Steering Committee determines the party’s platform and committee assignments for Democratic members.