(Washington, DC) – During the announcements in today’s U.S. House of Representatives’ Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure’s 114th Congress organizational meeting, Representative Daniel Webster (FL-10) was reassigned to the subcommittees on Water Resources and Environment and Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials.
Along with these reassignments, Rep. Webster was also added to the influential Highways & Transit Subcommittee for the 114th Congress. Following the organizational meeting, Rep. Webster issued the following statement:
“Much lies in store for the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. I am looking forward to continuing my current work in the Committee, as well as joining the Subcommittee on Highways and Transit as it begins its work on a much anticipated highway bill. Transportation is critical to our economy and job creation in Central Florida, and I will continue to work towards improving our transportation infrastructure while ensuring taxpayer dollars are spent wisely.”
Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chair Bill Shuster added the following regarding Webster’s appointment:
“Rep. Webster is a valuable addition to the Subcommittee, which will draw on his engineering background and extensive experience with transportation policy at a critical moment as it develops a bill to reauthorize surface transportation programs.
“The Subcommittee on Highways and Transit produces legislation for the construction and improvement of safe and efficient roads, bridges and transit systems that create thousands of jobs, provide traffic relief, and make American goods and services more affordable locally and more competitive globally.”