January 30, 2023

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Republicans announce Home Agriculture Committee members

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The Home Republican Steering Committee introduced its suggestions for GOP members to serve on the Home Agriculture Committee. They embody 15 returning members and 12 new ones. Committee Chair G.T. Thompson mentioned he welcomes the varied group of legislators that can symbolize his occasion within the 118th Congress.

“It’s crucial we hit the bottom operating by way of a rigorous listening to schedule, listening periods, and aggressive oversight,” Thompson says. “I look ahead to working intently with my colleagues as we put ahead commonsense options that present certainty for rural America.”

Rep. Frank Lucas returns to the committee he chaired from 2011 to 2015. Thompson mentioned he brings worthwhile information and expertise to the Farm Invoice course of and the committee as a complete.  

Throughout his four-year chairmanship, Lucas helped craft the 2014 Farm Invoice. As a committee member, he’s had enter in each Farm Invoice since 1996. In keeping with him, returning to the Agriculture Committee appears like coming residence.

“At a time when strengthening security nets and accounting for larger enter prices are a necessity, it’s the duty of the Committee to work throughout the aisle to craft a complete 2023 Farm Invoice, guaranteeing America’s farmers, ranchers and households have the instruments and sources they should develop the meals and fiber and thrive in a twenty first century America,” Lucas says. “Even within the hyper-political and terse occasions we dwell in at the moment, I’ve the utmost confidence the Home Agriculture Committee can present certainty for our producers and innovation in vitamin applications.”

Different returning committee members embody Reps. Austin Scott, Rick Crawford, Scott DesJarlais, Doug LaMalfa, David Rouzer, Trent Kelly, Don Bacon, Dusty Johnson, Jim Baird, Tracey Mann, Mary Miller, Barry Moore, Kat Cammack and Brad Finstad.

Among the many new Committee additions are Reps. John Rose, Ronny Jackson, Mark Alford, Lori Chavez-DeRemer, Monica De La Cruz, John Duarte, Nick Langworthy, Max Miller, Marc Molinaro, Zach Nunn and Derrick Van Orden.

The steering committee’s suggestions are topic to Home Republican Convention approval. That’s extensively anticipated to be a formality.

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