Peterson Welcomes New and Returning House Agriculture Committee Members for the 116th Congress

January 18, 2019
Press Release

WASHINGTON (January 18, 2019) – House Agriculture Committee Chairman Collin Peterson of Minnesota on Friday welcomed the new and returning members of the Committee for the 116th Congress.

“This is a strong roster for the Ag Committee and I’m looking forward to tackling the challenges that our farmers and ranchers, rural communities and working families face,” said Peterson. “We have a good cross-section of the diversity of crops grown in this country and the regions that grow them, as well as great representation of the variety of issues of jurisdiction on the Committee.”

Democratic Members of the Committee for the 116th Congress are, by seniority:

Collin Peterson, Minnesota
David Scott, Georgia
Jim Costa, California
Marcia Fudge, Ohio
Jim McGovern, Massachusetts
Filemon Vela, Texas
Stacey Plaskett, U.S. Virgin Islands
Alma Adams, North Carolina
Abigail Spanberger, Virginia
Jahana Hayes, Connecticut
Antonio Delgado, New York
T.J. Cox, California
Angie Craig, Minnesota
Anthony Brindisi, New York
Jeff Van Drew, New Jersey
Josh Harder, California
Kim Schrier, Washington
Chellie Pingree, Maine
Cheri Bustos, Illinois
Sean Patrick Maloney, New York
Salud Carbajal, California
Al Lawson, Jr., Florida
Tom O’Halleran, Arizona
Jimmy Panetta, California
Ann Kirkpatrick, Arizona
Cindy Axne, Iowa