WASHINGTON—Representative Scott Franklin (FL-18) issued the following statement after his selection to serve as a new member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs:

“It’s an honor to be selected to serve on the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee. Our veterans deserve strong advocates in Congress who will work every day to ensure they receive the benefits they earned. As a veteran myself, I look forward to serving my brothers and sisters in arms, especially those who live in Florida’s 18th Congressional District.”