IL CONGRESSMEN ENYART, BUSTOS NAMED TO AG COMMITTEE

Lindsay Mitchell

Jan, 07, 2013  |  Today's News

Freshmen Congressmen Bill Enyart (D-IL-12) and Cheri Bustos (D-IL-17) were named to the U.S. House Agriculture Committee last week by Ranking Member Collin Peterson. They join freshman Congressman Rodney Davis (R-IL-13), bringing the Illinois representation in the committee to a total of three.

 Illinois Corn looks forward to working with Congressmen Enyart, Bustos, and Davis on key issues affecting Illinois corn farmers in the next two years like crop insurance, farm bill, and increasing regulations.

“I look forward to working with both new and returning members on the wide variety of issues overseen by the Committee,” Peterson said.

The members of the U.S. House Ag Committee, in alphabetical order, are as follows:

  • Dan Benishek (MI)
  • Cheri Bustos (IL)
  • K. Michael Conaway (TX)
  • Chris Collins (NY)
  • Jim Costa (CA)
  • Rick Crawford (AR)
  • Rodney Davis (IL)
  • Suzan DelBene (WA)
  • Jeff Denham (CA)
  • Scott DesJarlais (TN)
  • William Eynart (IL)
  • Marcia Fudge (OH)
  • Pete Gallego (TX)
  • Bob Gibbs (OH)
  • Chris Gibson (NY)
  • Bob Goodlatte (VA)
  • Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM)
  • Vicky Hartzler (MO)
  • Richard Hudson (NC)
  • Steve King (IA)
  • Ann Kuster (NH)
  • Doug LaMalfa (CA)
  • Frank Lucas, (OK), Chairman
  • Sean Patrick Maloney (NY)
  • Jim McGovern (MA)
  • Mike McIntyre (NC)
  • Gloria Negrete McLeod (CA)
  • Randy Neugebauer (TX)
  • Kristi Noem (SD)
  • Rick Nolan (MN)
  • Collin Peterson (MN)
  • Reid Ribble (WI)
  • Martha Roby (AL)
  • Mike Rogers (AL)
  • Kurt Schrader (OR)
  • Austin Scott (GA)
  • David Scott (GA)
  • Steve Southerland (FL)
  • Glenn Thompson (PA)
  • Scott Tipton (CO)
  • Juan Vargas (CA)
  • Filemon Vela (TX)
  • Tim Walz (MN)
  • Ted Yoho (FL)

Vacancies will be filled in the coming weeks.