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Thompson Announces Republican Agriculture Subcommittee Leadership for 117th Congress

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Washington, February 5, 2021 | comments

Washington, D.C. – Today, House Agriculture Committee Republican Leader Glenn “GT” Thompson (PA-15) announced the subcommittee Ranking Members for the 117th Congress.

“Rural America faces great challenges and opportunities, from addressing the COVID crisis and expanding connectivity to ensuring our country has the most safe, abundant, and affordable food supply. This is an extraordinarily talented group of members to lead our subcommittees, and I look forward to working with them as we tackle this important work," said Republican Leader Thompson.

Ranking Members and assignments for the 117th Congress are as follows:

Rep. Austin Scott (GA-08) will serve as Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management.

Rep. Michelle Fischbach (MN-07) will serve as Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit.

Rep. Doug LaMalfa (CA-01) will serve as Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Conservation and Forestry.

Rep. Don Bacon (NE-02) will serve as Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations.
 
Rep. Dr. Jim Baird (IN-04) will serve as Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research.

Rep. Dusty Johnson (SD-AL) will serve as Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture. 

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