U.S. Rep. Nick Rahall, D-W.V., announced the roster of Democratic members for the subcommittees of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee last week, and at least one familiar face made the cut.
Rep. Corrine Brown, D-Jacksonville, was again named to the full committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and will also work as a member of the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation. Brown has acted as a member of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure since coming to Congress, and was selected to chair the Transportation Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines and Hazardous Materials during the 110th Congress.
Though still the ranking Democrat on the subcommittee, Rep. Bill Shuster, R-Pa., will act as the new chairman of Railroads, Pipelines and Hazardous Materials.
Rep. John Mica, D-Winter Park, replaces Minnesota Democrat Jim Oberstar as chairman of the entire committee.
“We have assembled an incredible group of Democratic Members who will bring to the table extensive expertise and a solid commitment to addressing our Nation’s crumbling infrastructure,” said Rahall, in a press release. “Democrats stand ready to work with Republicans to make the necessary investments that will fuel our economy and keep America on the road to recovery. I look forward to working with Chairman John Mica and the Members of the Committee as we create jobs and get Americans back to work.”