By remboltludtke

Senate Names Farm Bill Conference Committee Members

Posted in Agriculture Blog

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The Senate Wednesday named members to the farm bill conference committee following action a day earlier to move forward with the conference process.

Majority Leader Mitch McConnell named himself to the committee, along with Senate Agriculture Chairman Pat Roberts, and fellow Republicans John Boozman of Arkansas, John Hoeven of North Dakota and Joni Ernst of Iowa. Meanwhile, Minority Leader Chuck Schumer named ranking Agriculture Committee member Debbie Stabenow, and fellow Democrats Patrick Leahy of Vermont, Sherrod Brown of Ohio and Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota to the committee.