Serving Kentucky’s 5th Congressional District since 1981, Congressman Hal Rogers has been elected to 21 consecutive terms representing the people of southern and eastern Kentucky. On September 2, 2021, he made history as the longest-serving Member of Congress from Kentucky. On March 18, 2022, he became Dean of the U.S. House of Representatives, as the longest-serving Member in the House. With 40 years of experience on the Appropriations Committee, he has served on more than ten different subcommittees, including leadership roles as Chairman or Ranking Member of six. Notably, Congressman Rogers was tapped in 2003 to lead the first Subcommittee on Homeland Security. He currently serves as Chairman of the Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, and Science.