Six House lawmakers were recently appointed by Transportation and Infrastructure Chairman Bill Shuster, R-Pa., as chairmen for the panel's subcommittees. The Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines and Hazardous Materials will be under the leadership of Rep. Jeff Denham, R-Calif., and Rep. Tom Petri, R-Wis., will chair the Subcommittee on Highways and Transit. Rep. Bob Gibbs, R-Ohio, will oversee the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment. "I look forward to working together to promote competitiveness and economic growth, reform programs, and strengthen our nation's infrastructure," Shuster said.
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