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Senators Stabenow, Boozman Announce Hearing on Rural Development and Energy Programs

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.), Chairwoman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, and John Boozman (R-Ark.), Ranking Member, today announced that the Committee will hold a hearing titled “Farm Bill 2023: Rural Development and Energy Programs”.

Date:     Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Time:    10:00 AM ET

Place:    328A Russell Senate Office Building


Panel I:

The Honorable Xochitl Torres Small, Under Secretary for Rural Development, United States Department of Agriculture, Washington, DC

Panel II:

Ms. Jessica AcMoody, Coordinator, Rural Partners of Michigan; Policy Director, Community Economic Development Association of Michigan, Lansing, MI

Mr. Michael Casper, President and CEO, Jo-Carroll Energy, Inc., Elizabeth, IL

Dr. Christophe Schilling, Founder and CEO, Geno, San Diego, CA

Mr. Denny Law, General Manager and CEO, Golden West Telecommunications, Wall, SD

Mr. Kenneth F. Herring, General Manager, Adams County Water Association, Inc., Washington, MS

*** Senate office buildings are not open to the public other than official business visitors and credentialed press at this time. Accordingly, the general public will not be allowed to attend the hearing.

Media Guidance: Congressionally-credentialed members of the media wishing to attend the hearing should RSVP to their respective gallery by 5:00 p.m. on November 14, 2022. Editorial presence will be limited due to social distancing requirements. Questions about coverage should be directed to respective congressional media galleries.

Daily print reporters should RSVP to Daily Press Gallery at 202-224-0241.

Periodical reporters should RSVP to Periodical Press Gallery at 202-224-0265.

Press photographers should RSVP to or 202-224-6548.

There is a mandatory TV pool. Contact the Senate Radio-TV Gallery 202-224-6421 for additional details.