News release issued by Congressman Robert Aderholt’s Press Office:
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Robert Aderholt (AL-04) today took the oath of office on the floor of the House of Representatives to represent the 4th Congressional District of Alabama for the 113th Session of Congress. Joining Congressman Aderholt as he was sworn in by Speaker of the House John Boehner, were his wife Caroline, his daughter Mary Elliot and his son Robert Hayes.
“It is an honor and a privilege to have the opportunity to represent the people of Alabama’s 4th District in the 113th Congress,” said Aderholt. “While the occupants of the White House and members of the House and Senate may have changed since I was first elected, the values we have in Alabama have not. Now more than ever these values—including protecting the lives of the unborn, the right to religious freedom and the right of our children to have the same economic opportunities as previous generations—continue to be under assault. I remain committed to principles of smaller, more efficient government and we are looking forward to continuing our efforts to reduce wasteful federal spending, cutting needless bureaucratic red tape and addressing the drivers of our nation’s staggering debt.”
Aderholt has been selected to serve as Chairman of the Subcommittee on Agriculture for the powerful Appropriations Committee. Previously he served as Chairman of the Subcommittee on Homeland Security and as a member of the Committee’s Commerce, Justice and Science and Agriculture Subcommittees.