New House Republicans Named to Agriculture Committee

The House Republican leadership has announced that eight new members will be appointed to the House Agriculture Committee for the 113th Congress. 

The House Republican leadership has announced that eight new members will be appointed to the House Agriculture Committee for the 113th Congress. They include: Dan Benishek (MI-1), Chris Collins (NY-27), Rodney Davis (IL-13), Jeff Denham (CA-19), Richard Hudson (NC-8), Doug LaMalfa (CA-1), Ted Yoho (FL-3) and a vacancy to be named later.  Committee members, reelected in November, that will be leaving the committee include Congressmen Renee Ellmers (R-NC), who moves to House Energy and Commerce Committee; Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) moves to House Appropriations Committee; Tim Huelskamp (R-KS) was removed by leadership; Randy Hultgren (R-IL) goes to the House Financial Services Committee; and Tom Rooney (R-FL), to House Appropriations Committee.

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