House and Senate farm bill conferees to meet next week

By Agri-Pulse staff

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WASHINGTON, Oct. 23, 2013 - House and Senate Agriculture Committee leaders announced today that the first public meeting for the 2013 Farm Bill conference committee will be held next week on Wednesday, October 30 at 1:00 p.m. ET in room 1100 of the Longworth House Office Building (the Ways and Means Committee Room). The agenda for the meeting of conferees will include opening statements and discussion of both Senate- and House-passed farm bills.

 

House conferees include:

Republicans
House Committee on Agriculture conferees:

- Rep. Frank D. Lucas (R-OK), Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee
- Rep. Steve King (R-IA)
- Rep. Randy Neugebauer (R-TX)
- Rep. Mike Rogers (R-AL)
- Rep. K. Michael Conaway (R-TX)
- Rep. Glenn 'GT' Thompson (R-PA)
- Rep. Austin Scott (R-GA)
- Rep. Rick Crawford (R-AR)
- Rep. Martha Roby (R-AL)
- Rep. Kristi Noem (R-SD)
- Rep. Jeff Denham (R-CA)
- Rep. Rodney Davis (R-IL)

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Leadership conferee:

- Rep. Steve Southerland (R-FL)

House Foreign Affairs Committee conferees:

- Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA), Chairman
- Rep. Tom Marino (R-PA)

House Ways & Means Committee conferees:

- Rep. Dave Camp (R-MI), Chairman
- Rep. Sam Johnson (R-TX)

Democrats
House Committee on Agriculture conferees:

- Rep. Collin Peterson (D-MN), Ranking Member of House Agriculture Committee
- Rep. Mike McIntyre (D-NC)
- Rep. Jim Costa (D-CA)
- Rep. Tim Walz (D-MN)
- Rep. Kurt Schrader (D-OR)
- Rep. Jim McGovern (D-MA)
- Rep. Suzan DelBene (D-WA)
- Rep. Gloria Negrete McLeod (D-CA)
- Rep. Filemon Vela (D-TX)

Leadership conferee:

- Rep. Marcia Fudge (D-OH)

House Foreign Affairs Committee conferee:

- Rep. Eliot Engel (D-NY), Ranking Member

House Ways & Means Committee conferee:

- Rep. Sandy Levin (D-MI), Ranking Member

 

Senate conferees include:

Democrats

- Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Chairwoman of the Senate Agriculture Committee
- Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT)
- Sen. Tom Harkin (D-IA)
- Sen. Max Baucus (D-MT)
- Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH)
- Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) 
- Sen. Michael Bennet (D-CO)

Republicans

- Sen. Thad Cochran (R-MS), Ranking Member of the Senate Agriculture Committee 
- Sen. Pat Roberts (R-KS) 
- Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R-GA) 
- Sen. John Boozman (R-AR) 
- Sen. John Hoeven (R-ND)

Visit the Committee Business Meeting webpage for additional information as it is made available.

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