Rep. Duncan Hunter to chair Coast Guard Subcommittee

Rep.-Duncan-Hunter-R-CAJANUARY 16, 2013 — Today, Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure chairman Bill Shuster (R-PA) announced that U.S. Representative Duncan Hunter (R-CA) will serve as chairman of the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation for the 113th Congress.

"I'm really looking forward to working with chairman Shuster and other members of the committee as we address the nation's infrastructure and transportation needs," said Hunter, who represents California's 50th District and will also serve on the House Committee on Armed Services and House Committee on Education and the Workforce.  

"This is especially a great subcommittee for representing and serving the interests of the San Diego region on issues such as the Coast Guard, port security and waterway safety, maritime transportation and regulatory activities.  It's an honor to have been selected for the subcommittee chairmanship and I am enthusiastic about serving alongside such a talented team of leaders committed to promoting economic growth, competitiveness and public safety."

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