House Natural Resources Chairman Hastings To Retire

Law360, Washington (February 13, 2014, 4:40 PM EST) -- House Natural Resources Committee Chairman Doc Hastings, R-Wash., will step down at the end of this congressional session after two decades in office, he said Thursday, joining a number of other senior lawmakers who have recently announced their retirements.

Hastings, who has served as head of the Natural Resources Committee since the beginning of 2011, after a stint as House Ethics Committee co-chair under a previous Republican House majority, said he will not run for re-election in November’s midterm elections, stepping down after 10 terms in...
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