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02.14.11

Senate Ag Ranking Member Roberts' Statement on the President's FY2012 Budget Proposal

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Senator Pat Roberts, Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry today released the following statement on the President's FY 2012 Budget Proposal: "The administration has once again dusted off old proposals aimed at pitting farmers against farmers," Roberts said. "Thankfully, Congress has consistently rejected these efforts in the past. Rather than leading an honest discussion regarding the underlying drivers behind the national … Continue Reading


02.02.11

Senator Roberts Announces Selection of Key Agriculture Committee Staff

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Senator Pat Roberts, Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry today announced his senior staff selections for the minority office. "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 have all spent time in Kansas." Staff Director: Michael Seyfert Mike Seyfert, a native of Ada, … Continue Reading


02.01.11

Senator Roberts Makes History, Becoming Top Republican on Senate Agriculture Committee

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Senator Pat Roberts, a national leader in agriculture, today made history as he was voted the top Republican on the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry. Roberts goes into the history books as the first member of Congress to serve as both chairman and ranking member of the House Agriculture Committee and ranking member of the Senate Agriculture Committee. In this new post as the ranking Republican, Roberts continues his leadership on behalf… Continue Reading

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