Shuster names his intended committee leadership appointments

Tina Grady Barbaccia

January 16, 2013

Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Chairman Bill Shuster (R-Pa.) on Jan. 16 announced the Committee leadership he intends to appoint for the 113th Congress.

The Committee’s vice chairman will be Rep. John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-TN). In a press release, Shuster says that as vice chairman, Duncan will play a critical role in moving forward the Committee’s agenda. Duncan will also lead a series of special panels that will be tasked with making recommendations to the full Committee. Under Duncan’s leadership, special panels will examine issues that span the Committee’s broad jurisdiction throughout the 113th Congress.  Additional details regarding special panels will be announced at a later date.

 The Vice Chairman and Subcommittee Chairmen are expected to be confirmed at the Committee’s organizational meeting on January 23rd.  Full subcommittee rosters will also be released at that time.

The Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure leadership team for the 113th Congress is expected to include the following:


Full Committee Vice Chairman

Rep. John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-TN)


Subcommittee on Aviation

Rep. Frank LoBiondo (R-NJ)


Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation

Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-CA)


Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management

Rep. Lou Barletta (R-PA)


Subcommittee on Highways and Transit

Rep. Tom Petri (R-WI)


Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials

Rep. Jeff Denham (R-CA)


Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment

Rep. Bob Gibbs (R-OH)


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