Ag comm. members announced
Last week, Senate majority leadership announced assignments to the Senate Committee on Agriculture.
Republicans who will accompany incoming Chairman Pat Roberts (Kan.) on the Senate Agriculture Committee include John Boozman (Ark.), Thad Cochran (Miss.), Joni Ernst (Iowa), Chuck Grassley (Iowa), John Hoeven (N.D.), Mitch McConnell (Ky.), David Perdue (Ga.), Ben Sasse (Neb.), John Thune (S.D.) and Thom Tillis (N.C.).
The committee will lose two democrat seats as a result of the new majority. Not returning to the committee are Tom Harkin (Iowa), who is retiring, and John Walsh (Mont.), who dropped out of the general election.
–American Sheep Industry