Published: Jan 27, 2011 8:31 PM EST
Updated: Jan 27, 2011 5:37 PM EST

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Sen. Marco Rubio will serve on four committees: Commerce, Science and Transportation; Foreign Relations; Small Business and Entrepreneurship; and the Select Committee on Intelligence.

Rubio was sworn into office earlier this month. He announced his committee assignments Thursday.

He said in a press release that the committees will allow him to work on economic and security issues facing the nation.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)