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Stabenow Statement on Senator-Elect Chris Van Hollen’s Appointment to Serve on Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Committee

U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow, Ranking Member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, released a statement on the appointment of Senator-Elect Chris Van Hollen to serve on the Committee:

“I am excited to welcome Senator-Elect Chris Van Hollen to our Committee, bringing to ten the number of Democrats serving together,” said Ranking Member Stabenow.  “Chris has been a champion for the diverse needs of his state, including efforts to clean up the Chesapeake Bay as part of the Farm Bill.  As we look ahead to a new Congress, I know we will have a strong team assembled on the Agriculture Committee to continue our fight for farmers and families in Michigan, Maryland, and across the country.” 

“From our hardworking farmers, to our great Chesapeake Bay, to programs that provide food assistance to families, the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry covers issues that are vital to Maryland’s success,” said Senator-elect Chris Van Hollen. “I thank Ranking Member Stabenow for the warm welcome, and I look forward to working with both her and Chairman Roberts on key priorities for families in Maryland and across the country.”