Published December 10, 2015
WASHINGTON – Main Street Partnership President Sarah Chamberlain today made the following statement after Main Street Members Reps. Fred Upton (R-MI) and Susan Brooks (R-IN) were elected to the House Republican Leadership’s Steering Committee with responsibility for giving committee assignments to Republican members of Congress:
“The members of the House Republican Conference clearly want governing Republicans at the leadership table. With 11 of the 13 seats House Republicans gained last cycle belonging to members of the Main Street Partnership, we are the true majority makers. I’m pleased the Conference has rewarded our contributions to their historic majority with seats on the steering committee. We congratulate Reps. Upton and Brooks on their victories and look forward to working with them in their new roles.”
About Main Street Partnership: The Main Street Partnership was founded in 1997 to promote thoughtful leadership in the Republican Party and to develop and advocate for pragmatic, commonsense solutions to the challenges our country faces. Main Street is aligned with the governing wing of the Republican Party and centrist policymakers. Main Street’s membership is comprised of mainstream, fiscally conservative elected members of Congress. Main Street works with our elected officials, members, supporters and allies to develop and promote policy for implementation at appropriate levels of government.