About the Assistant Speaker

Congresswoman Katherine Clark proudly serves the Fifth District of Massachusetts. She was first elected in a special election in December of 2013.

In fall 2020, she was elected by her colleagues to serve as Assistant Speaker of the 117th Congress after serving as the Vice Chair of the House Democratic Caucus during the previous session. Additionally, she serves as a member of the Steering and Policy Committee within the Caucus. Learn More.

Latest News

January 7, 2021 Press Release

Revere/Winthrop/Medford/Malden— Assistant Speaker Katherine Clark (MA-5) announced that the FY 2021 Appropriations bill signed into law on December 27 included the House’s mandate directing the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to update certain outdated airplane noise insulation installed in households over 27 years ago.