Louisiana Congressman Abraham Retains Seat on House Agriculture Committee

 Louisiana 5th District Congressman Ralph Abraham

Louisiana 5th District Congressman Ralph Abraham

House Agriculture Committee Chairman K. Michael Conaway (R-TX) issued the following statement in response to the House Steering Committee’s recommendation of six new members to serve on the Agriculture Committee.

“This is a great group of incoming and returning members, both for the Agriculture Committee and the Republican conference as a whole. Their diverse backgrounds will be integral as the committee goes to work – from protecting the farm safety net for producers, to ensuring the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) works to help lift families out of poverty, to rolling back burdensome regulations that strangle businesses. I am confident in the team we have assembled, and I look forward to working alongside my new colleagues.”

The new House Agriculture Committee members are as follows.

Jodey Arrington, representing Texas’ 19th District
Don Bacon, representing Nebraska's 2nd District
James Comer, representing Kentucky's 1st District
Neal Dunn, representing Florida’s 2nd District
John Faso, representing New York’s 19th District
Roger Marshall, representing Kansas’ 1st District

Conaway also announced that Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (R-PA), who chaired the Agriculture Committee’s Subcommittee on Conservation and Forestry in the 114th Congress, will serve as Vice Chairman of the committee.

Below is the complete House Agriculture Committee Majority roster for the 115th Congress.

Chairman K. Michael Conaway (TX-11)
Vice Chairman Glenn 'GT' Thompson (PA-5)
Bob Goodlatte (VA-6)
Frank Lucas (OK-3)
Steven King (IA-4)
Mike Rogers (AL-3)
Bob Gibbs (OH-7)
Austin Scott (GA-8)
Rick Crawford (AR-1)
Scott DesJarlais (TN-4)
Vicky Hartzler (MO-4)
Jeff Denham (CA-10)
Doug LaMalfa (CA-1)
Rodney Davis (IL-13)
Ted Yoho (FL-3)
Rick Allen (GA-12)
Mike Bost (IL-12)
David Rouzer (NC-7)
Ralph Abraham (LA-5)
Trent Kelly (MS-1)
James Comer (KY-1)
Roger Marshall (KS-1)
Don Bacon (NE-2)
John Faso (NY-19)
Neal Dunn (FL-2)
Jodey Arrington (TX-19)