Chairman-elect King Announces Homeland Security Subcommittees and Chairmen for 112th Congress

Dec 20, 2010

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                       

Media Contact: Shane Wolfe

(202) 226-8417

 Chairman-elect King Announces Homeland Security Subcommittees and Chairmen for 112th Congress

 Washington, D.C. (Monday, December 20, 2010) – Today, ­U.S. Rep. Peter T. King (R-NY), Chairman-elect of the Committee on Homeland Security, announced the homeland security subcommittees for the 112thCongress and his appointments of subcommittee chairmen. 

 King said:  “I look forward to working with this team of homeland security subcommittee chairmen, who recognize that the Committee on Homeland Security’s number one priority must be combating the ongoing terrorist threats facing our homeland.  These subcommittee chairmen have long demonstrated their steadfast commitment to protecting our homeland from the terrorists who continue to plot and execute attacks against our nation.”

 The 112thCongress Committee on Homeland Security subcommittee chairmen will be (alphabetical by subcommittee name): 

 Rep. Candice Miller (MI), Chairman, Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security

 Rep. Patrick Meehan (PA), Chairman, Subcommittee on Counterterrorism and Intelligence

 Rep. Dan Lungren (CA), Chairman, Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Security Technologies

 Rep. Gus Bilirakis (FL), Chairman, Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications

 Rep. Michael T. McCaul (TX), Chairman, Subcommittee on Oversight, Investigations, and Management

 Rep. Mike Rogers (AL), Chairman, Subcommittee on Transportation Security

 ###