ENG: Daniel A. "Dan" Webster (born April 27, 1949) is the Republican U.S. Representative for central Florida's 10th congressional district, serving in Congress since January 3, 2013. In November, 2012 Webster defeated Val Demings, the former Chief of Police of the Orlando Police Department, to secure reelection. Previously, Webster served 28 years in the Florida state legislature. First elected in 1980, he rose up the ranks to become Speaker of the Florida House of Representatives, then majority leader of the Florida Senate and chairman of the Florida Senate Judiciary Committee. He retired in 2008 due to term limits.
After receiving his engineering degree from the Georgia Institute of Technology, he worked in the family air conditioning and heating business that he now owns and operates. ...
U.S. Representative Daniel Webster (FL-08) issued the following statement encouraging a new direction in response to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics October Unemployment Report: “For 32 months, unemployment has been above 8 percent, a level the Administration said would never be reached if the stimulus – that cost taxpayers over one trillion dollars – was passed. For too long, hardworking families have been forced to wait and see if tax-and-spend policies would turn this economy around; these policies clearly have come up short. Unemployment averages over 10.3% in Central ...
You would think that his staff would be laser-focused on finding jobs for the one million unemployed Floridians looking for work. Or perhaps digging deep, looking for solutions to the nation’s debt woes.
Instead, U.S. Rep. Daniel Webster (R-FL) used the resources of his office to investigate those who dared to speak out against him at his town hall meetings. We’ll call them the “Webster Six.”
Somewhere, George Orwell is turning over in his grave.
In what has to be the worst case of “oops” by a U.S. Congressman since Anthony Weiner posted pictures of his, ...
U.S. Rep. Dan Webster said he simply wanted to share some friendly advice with other members of Congress about how to manage town-hall meetings and the sometimes-raucous crowds they attract, by passing along a "Town Hall Primer" put out by an activist group that had disrupted one of his meetings in April.Instead, the material distributed by the Winter Garden Republican's office this spring has created a stir of its own because it included a watch list of six Central Floridians — with names and multiple photographs — who spoke at Webster town halls earlier this year. It listed their ...
Webster receives Friend of AMAC award September 23, 2016
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Last night, the 1.4 million member seniors’ organization, The Association of Mature American Citizens (AMAC), hosted its 4th Annual AMAC Award Reception. With over 200 people cramming the Budget Committee Hearing room, Dan Weber, the president and founder of AMAC, was pleased to honor Congressman Daniel Webster, FL-10, a tried and true problem-solver and leader for his fight for seniors and veterans.
“Congressman Webster has been a strong supporter of AMAC and of the seniors in Florida,” said Weber. “Few Members of Congress are as committed to seniors and protecting their hard-earned benefits as Mr. Webster. As a man who understands fiscal issues more than most in Washington, Mr. Webster is fighting every day to make sure Social Security remains solvent and that the government, like its citizens, lives within its means.”
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Webster Surpasses $2 Million Return (Winter Garden, FL) – Unveiling a ceremonial check, Representative Daniel Webster (FL-10) has once again cut wasteful spending from his Congressional budget. Announcing his fifth year of providing responsible savings to American taxpayers, Rep. Webster issued the following statement:
“Washington operates on the principle that if money is appropriated, it should be spent. During my service in Congress, I have striven to expose this flawed mindset. Over the past five years, I have returned over 30% of the money allocated to run my Congressional office, surpassing a cumulative amount of $2 million.
“We must get serious about fixing our spending problem in Washington, and I encourage every office, agency, and bureau to follow this pattern of removing waste without cutting services.”
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Representative Daniel Webster has been a strong advocate for cutting wasteful government spending. Leading by example, Rep. Webster has once again ret
Webster: Water Bill Protects and Invests in Florida’s Natural Resources Washington, D.C. – Representative Daniel Webster, FL-10, issued the following statement today after voting in support of H.R. 5303, Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016.
“Throughout my public service, I have advocated for policies that support local projects and find solutions that preserve and protect Florida’s precious natural resources, while balancing the needs of our growing economy.
“The legislation passed today provides approval for the widening and deepening of Port Everglades, the culmination of a 20-year effort to prepare the port to receive larger cruise and container ships. Also included in this legislation is support for a suite of projects to further restore Central and Western Everglades and address the algae proliferation in South Florida. In addition, the bill authorizes a comprehensive southeast coastal resilience study designed to help communities better understand and prepare for future flood and storm risks.
Five Years & Counting: Webster Voluntarily Rolls Back Salary (Washington, DC) – For the fifth time since his election to Congress, Representative Daniel Webster (FL-10) has voluntarily rolled back a portion of his salary. Today, upon delivering a check at the U.S. Department of the Treasury, Rep. Webster issued the following statement:
“For the past five years, I have voluntarily returned a portion of my salary to American taxpayers. Washington spends too much, and I realize that taking responsibility and leading by example is a critical step toward achieving financial responsibility.
“Washington can do more with less. It is time to implement this principle and be fiscally responsible with taxpayer resources.”
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In 2010, Representative Daniel Webster advocated for rolling back the salary of Members of Congress to 2008 levels. Although no legislative action was taken at that time, Rep. Webster has consistently returned the difference in his salary. Representative Webster is committed to set