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Webster Named Ranking Member of Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management

Washington, D.C. - Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Ranking Member Sam Graves (R-MO) today announced the Ranking Members of the panel’s six subcommittees for the 117th Congress.

“I’m grateful for the broad array of talent, proven leadership capabilities, and legislative expertise our Subcommittee ranking members bring to the table,” said Graves. “We’ve got an excellent team of effective returning leaders, as well as two new ranking members to bring new ideas and perspectives to the Committee’s important work.  These ranking members are all ready to hit the ground running, and we will work together to ensure a stronger, safer, and more efficient transportation and infrastructure network for our country.”

Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management:
Rep. Dan Webster (R-FL) – Rep. Webster has been selected to serve as the new Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management.  Webster is a senior member of T&I and represents Florida’s 11th Congressional District west of Orlando to the Gulf Coast.  Due to Florida’s annual hurricane season, Webster has significant practical and policy experience with federal disaster preparation, mitigation, and recovery programs.  He also has been involved in the development, passage, and implementation of various programs and policies to spur economic development in his state and nationally. 

Rep. Webster said, “I thank Ranking Member Graves for this opportunity to serve in this capacity.  From ensuring the proper management of government facilities to improving emergency management procedures and enacting policies that promote economic development, I’m excited to get to work on behalf of hardworking Americans.  I look forward to working with my colleagues to develop and pass legislation that saves taxpayer money, protects communities across the United States, boosts our resilience, and strengthens our economy.”