Land Line Mag – Thursday, January 26, 2017

The House of Representatives Transportation and Infrastructure Committee roster is set and will hold its organizational meeting next week.

The meeting will be held at 10 a.m. EST, Tuesday, Jan. 31. At the meeting, the committee will consider its committee rules package and the oversight and authorization plan. Subcommittee leadership and assignments will also be confirmed at the organizational meeting.

“Last Congress, the committee accomplished a great deal in a strong bipartisan manner to improve the Nation’s infrastructure and transportation systems,” Rep. Bill Shuster said.

Among the key pieces of legislation passed by the 114th Congress was the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act, the multiyear transportation funding authorization and agency priority-setting legislation.

Republican members of the committee include:

  • Bill Shuster, R-Pa., Chairman
  • Rep. Don Young, R-Alaska
  • Rep. John J. Duncan Jr., R-Tenn.
  • Rep. Frank LoBiondo, R-N.J.
  • Rep. Sam Graves, R-Mo.
  • Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Calif.
  • Rep. Rick Crawford, R-Ark.
  • Rep. Lou Barletta, R-Pa.
  • Rep. Blake Farenthold, R-Texas
  • Rep. Bob Gibbs, R-Ohio
  • Rep. Daniel Webster, R-Fla.
  • Rep. Jeff Denham, R-Calif.
  • Rep. Thomas Massie, R-Ky.
  • Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C.
  • Rep. Scott Perry, R-Pa.
  • Rep. Rodney Davis, R-Ill.
  • Rep. Mark Sanford, R-S.C.
  • Rep. Rob Woodall, R-Ga.
  • Rep. Todd Rokita, R-Ind.
  • Rep. John Katko, R-N.Y.
  • Rep. Brian Babin, R-Texas
  • Rep. Garret Graves, R-La.
  • Rep. Barbara Comstock, R-Va.
  • Rep. David Rouzer, R-N.C.
  • Rep. Mike Bost, R-Ill.
  • Rep. Randy Weber, R-Texas
  • Rep. Doug LaMalfa, R-Calif.
  • Rep. Bruce Westerman, R-Ark.
  • Rep. Lloyd Smucker, R-Pa.
  • Rep. Paul Mitchell, R-Mich.
  • Rep. John Faso, R-N.Y.
  • Rep. Drew Ferguson, R-Ga.
  • Rep. Brian Mast, R-Fla.
  • Rep. Jason Lewis, R-Minn.

Representing the Democratic party on the committee are:

  • Peter A. DeFazio, D-Ore., Ranking Member
  • Eleanor Holmes Norton, D-D.C.
  • Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y.
  • Eddie Bernice Johnson, D-Texas
  • Elijah E. Cummings, D-Md.
  • Rick Larsen, D-Wash.
  • Michael E. Capuano, D-Md.
  • Grace F. Napolitano, D-Calif.
  • Daniel Lipinski, D-Ill.
  • Steve Cohen, D-Tenn.
  • Albio Sires, D-N.J.
  • John Garamendi, D-Calif.
  • Henry C. “Hank” Johnson Jr., D-Ga.
  • André Carson, D-Ind.
  • Richard M. Nolan, D-Minn.
  • Dina Titus, D-Nev.
  • Sean Patrick Maloney, D-N.Y.
  • Elizabeth H. Esty, D-Conn.
  • Lois Frankel, D-Fla.
  • Cheri Bustos, D-Ill.
  • Jared Huffman, D-Calif.
  • Julia Brownley, D-Calif.
  • Frederica S. Wilson, D-Fla.
  • Donald M. Payne Jr., D-N.J.
  • Alan S. Lowenthal, D-Calif.
  • Brenda L. Lawrence, D-Mich.
  • Mark DeSaulnier, D-Calif.

While subcommittee chairman assignments will be made official at the organizational meeting on Tuesday, Schuster has already announced that Rep. Sam Graves will head up the Highways and Transit Subcommittee. That subcommittee has direct jurisdiction over the vast majority of issues important to truck drivers. The members of the subcommittee have not yet been named.

 

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