Republican leadership finalized on T&I committee

By |  January 7, 2013

The House of Representatives recently confirmed Rep. Bill Shuster (R-Pa.) as chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. Shuster followed his appointment by naming 32 Republicans as members of the committee.

Among the states with a  Republican committee representative are Alaska, Arkansas, California, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

Florida and Pennsylvania (including Shuster) have the most committee reps with four. California has three. North Carolina, Texas and Wisconsin have two each.

“Working together, the committee will focus on reforming programs and strengthening America’s transportation networks to make us more efficient, competitive and prosperous,” Shuster says. “I am excited to get to work with a diverse team of returning and new Members in the 113th Congress.”

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