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 to consider the nominations of Dr. Jose Emilio Esteban, of California, to be Under Secretary for Food Safety at the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Mr. Vincent Garfield Logan, of New York, to be a Member of the Farm Credit Administration, and Ms. Alexis Taylor, of Iowa, to be Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs at the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Date: Thursday, September 22, 2022
Time: 10:00 am
Place: 215 Dirksen Senate Office Building
Dr. Jose Emilio Esteban, of California, to be Under Secretary of Agriculture for Food Safety
Mr. Vincent Garfield Logan, of New York, to be a Member of the Farm Credit Administration Board, Farm Credit Administration
Ms. Alexis Taylor, of Iowa, to be Under Secretary of Agriculture for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs
***The Committee will follow guidelines developed in consultation with the Office of the Attending Physician, the Senate Sergeant at Arms, and the Senate Rules Committee to protect the health of members, staff, and the public. This includes maintaining six-foot social distance spacing in the hearing room as well as wearing a mask or face covering. Pursuant to this guidance, 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.
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