Pelosi Names House Democratic Farm Bill Conferees

Jul 18, 2018
Press Release

Contact: Ashley Etienne/Henry Connelly, 202-226-7616

Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi today named House Democratic Members to serve on a conference committee on the Farm Bill.
 
“With America’s farmers, producers and ranchers facing plummeting prices, rising retaliatory tariffs and a struggling farm economy, we need a real robust, bipartisan Farm Bill more than ever,” Leader Pelosi said.  “While House Republicans chose to advance a destructive and partisan bill that fails farmers and hungry families, this conference will provide an opportunity to return to the grand bipartisan tradition of robust Farm Bills.  Our diverse and dynamic House Democratic Conferees will bring the strength of their values and wide-ranging expertise to the work of hammering out a bipartisan Farm Bill that honors our responsibility to the men and women of agriculture and hungry families.”
 
The following Democratic Members will serve on the Farm Bill conference:
 
House Committee on Agriculture:
Ranking Member Collin Peterson of Minnesota 
Congressman David Scott of Georgia 
Congressman Jim Costa of California 
Congressman Tim Walz of Minnesota 
Congresswoman Marcia Fudge of Ohio 
Congressman Jim McGovern of Massachusetts 
Congressman Filemon Vela of Texas  
Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham of New Mexico 
Congresswoman Ann Kuster of New Hampshire 
Congressman Tom O’Halleran of Arizona 
  
Education and Workforce:
Congresswoman Alma Adams of North Carolina
 
Energy and Commerce:
Congressman Paul Tonko of New York
 
Financial Services:
Ranking Member Maxine Waters of California
 
Foreign Affairs:
Ranking Member Eliot Engel of New York
 
Natural Resources:
Ranking Member Raúl Grijalva of Arizona
 
Oversight and Government Reform:
Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett of the Virgin Islands
 
Science, Space and Technology:
Ranking Member Eddie Bernice Johnson of Texas
 
Transportation and Infrastructure:
Congresswoman Cheri Bustos of Illinois

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