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  • 114th Congress (2015-2016)

    Chairman Roberts Announces New Ag Subcommittee Assignments

    WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senator Pat Roberts (R-Kan.), Chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry today announced the new Subcommittee assignments for the 114th Congress. At a business meeting today, the full Senate Agriculture Committee approved the Committee Funding Resolution, the Committee Rules and Subcommittee assignments. “We are lucky to have a wealth of experience in former and current chairs of not only our committee, but others in the Senat...

  • Chairman Roberts Announces New Hires for Senate Agriculture Committee

    WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senator Pat Roberts (R-Kan.) Chairman of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry today announced additional senior staff selections. “I am proud to add people with experience in farming, ranching and agriculture policymaking to the staff,” Roberts said. “With our first business meeting scheduled for next week, we are ready to get to work.” In addition to Staff Director Joel Leftwich and Communications Director Sarah Little...

  • Chairman Roberts to Hold Agriculture Committee Business Meeting

    WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senator Pat Roberts (R-Kan.), Chairman of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry today announced the Committee will hold a Business Meeting on Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at 4:00pm to welcome new members and to approve the Committee Funding Resolution, Committee Rules, and Subcommittee Assignments.   WHAT:           Business Meeting of the Full Senate Agriculture Committee WHEN:   ...

  • In Case You Missed It: Kansas and National Ag Leaders Praise Roberts’ Ag Chairmanship

    WASHINGTON, DC – As U.S. Senator Pat Roberts (R-Kan) becomes the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Agriculture Nutrition and Forestry, there is widespread support from Kansas and national agriculture leaders for Roberts’ chairmanship. Kansas Governor Sam Brownback: “Roberts will work tirelessly to make sure that the federal government does not get in the way of farm families who are working to produce the safest, most abundant food supply in the world.” Kansas Agricul...

  • Chairman Roberts Announces Selection of Key Agriculture Committee Staff

    WASHINGTON, DC -- U.S. Senator Pat Roberts, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry today announced his senior staff selections. “We have a great, hard-working team in place with experience in the Senate, in farming and ranching, and in leadership roles within agriculture,” Senator Roberts said. “I am also proud to say they are all Kansans.” Staff Director: Joel LeftwichJoel Leftwich most recently worked as Senior Director for PepsiCo's P...

  • Senator Roberts Makes History

    Senator Roberts Makes History; Becomes First to Serve as Ag Chairman in both House and Senate Roberts Continues Work for Farmers and Ranchers Now and into the Future     WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senator Pat Roberts (R-Kan.) today took another step forward in his work to advance American agriculture when he was selected to chair the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry. Roberts makes history becoming the first member of Congress to hold the top Agricu...