NAMES FLORIDAS TIM MAHONEY TO HOUSE AG COMMITTEE
Tim Mahoney of Florida is among seven freshmen Democratic members of Congress
who will serve on the House Agriculture Committee. Agriculture Committee Chairman
Collin C. Peterson of Minnesota also named five representatives from the Midwest
and High Plains to committee posts as well as one congresswoman from New York.
The seven freshmen legislators will join 18 returning Democratic members of the
committee. The House Republican Conference has named 21 Republicans to serve on
the Committee. A major responsibility of the Agriculture Committee in the 110th
Congress is to craft a new farm bill.