House Ag Committee Ranking Member Peterson Announces Committee Democrats
Date Posted: January 19, 2011
Washington—U.S. House Agriculture Committee Ranking Member Collin C. Peterson, D-Minn., announced Jan. 19 the Democratic members who will serve on the Agriculture Committee during the 112th Congress.
"The Agriculture Committee oversees a wide range of issues, including farm programs, nutrition programs, crop insurance, renewable energy, conservation, commodity markets and rural development.
"These members bring a great deal of expertise and a commitment to addressing the challenges of those who live, work and raise their families in rural America.
"I look forward to working with them, along with the new majority, in this Congress," Peterson said.
The Democratic Caucus today named 20 Democrats, including 13 returning members and seven new members, to the House Agriculture Committee.
The Democrats on the House Agriculture Committee:
• Ranking Member Collin C. Peterson, Minnesota
Tim Holden, Pennsylvania
Mike McIntyre, North Carolina
Leonard Boswell, Iowa
Joe Baca, California
Dennis Cardoza, California
David Scott, Georgia
Henry Cuellar, Texas
Jim Costa, California
Timothy J. Walz, Minnesota
Kurt Schrader, Oregon
Larry Kissell, North Carolina
Bill Owens, New York
Chellie Pingree, Maine
Joe Courtney, Connecticut
Peter Welch, Vermont
Marcia L. Fudge, Ohio
Gregorio Sablan, Northern Mariana Islands
Terri A. Sewell, Alabama
James McGovern, Massachusetts
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