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PORTER, Katie, a Representative from California; born in Fort Dodge, Webster County, Iowa, January 3, 1974; B.A., Yale University, New Haven, Conn., 1996; J.D., Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass., 2001; law professor; staff, office of the attorney general, Calif. state department of justice, 2012-2014; faculty, University of California, Irvine, Calif., 2011-2018; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Sixteenth and to the two succeeding Congresses (January 3, 2019-present).

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Bibliography / Further Reading

Porter, Katherine, ed. Broke: How Debt Bankrupts the Middle Class. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2012.

Porter, Katherine M. Modern Consumer Law. New York: Wolters Kluwer, 2016.

Warren, Elizabeth, Jay Lawrence Westbrook, Katherine Porter, and John A. E. Pottow. The Law of Debtors and Creditors: Text, Cases and Problems. 8th ed. New York: Wolters Kluwer, 2021.

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Committee Assignments

  • House Committee - Financial Services
  • House Committee - Natural Resources
    • Oversight and Investigations - Chair
  • House Committee - Oversight and Reform
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