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Congressman Daniel Webster

Congressman Daniel Webster

Representing the 10th District of Florida, Congressman Daniel Webster has not only dedicated himself to the citizens of Central Florida, but also to helping the Florida citrus industry. Between first being elected to the Florida House in 1980 and becoming a U.S. Congressman in 2010, Daniel Webster truly understands the importance of our $9 billion industry to the state of Florida.

Dan served 28 years in the Florida state Legislature, first in the House and then in the Senate. He rose to leadership roles in both chambers by shaking up the status quo and passing sweeping reforms that earned him widespread praise from his colleagues and the citizens of Florida.

After being term limited in 2008, he was elected to the U.S. Congress in 2010; first in the 8th District and then the newly drawn 10th District.

He currently serves as ranking member of the House Transportation Committee. He also sits on the powerful Rules Committee. Dan’s influence on both committees reflects his beliefs in principled policy. He is one of FCM’s “go-to” allies in Congress no doubt. He was instrumental in reaching out and assisting with the passage of the Farm Bill earlier this year.

Perhaps there is no better example of Dan’s pragmatism than his relentless effort to cut costs in his Congressional office to the benefit of the taxpayer. Congressman Webster has saved more than one million taxpayer dollars over the past three years through targeted cuts to his office budget including canceling unnecessary computer-repair services, reducing Internet advertising and eliminating slick mailers to constituents. For three consecutive years, he has returned roughly 30 percent of his taxpayer-funded office budget, including nearly $400,000 this year.

Dan graduated in 1971 from the Georgia Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering. He is married to the former Sandra Jordan of Orlando, and they have six children and seven grandchildren.

In November, Congressman Webster will be running as the incumbent for Florida’s 10th District. Mutual can’t emphasize enough the importance of getting out there and voting for our key Congressmen this election and Congressman Webster is no exception. So on November 4th, vote to re-elect Congressman Webster to represent District 10.