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Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry

The Senate Committee on Agriculture has legislative jurisdiction over agriculture, food, and nutrition. (source)


Chair:
Sen. Pat Roberts [R-KS]
Ranking Member:
Sen. Debbie Stabenow [D-MI]
Republicans:
11
Democrats:
9

The chair is always selected from the majority party and the ranking member is the most senior member of the minority party. The majority party ensures it has a majority on every committee.

Members

Portrait of Pat Roberts
Chair
Republican
Kansas
ex officio, Subcommittee on Commodities, Risk Management, and Trade
Portrait of Debbie Stabenow
Ranking Member
Democrat
Michigan
ex officio, Subcommittee on Commodities, Risk Management, and Trade
Portrait of John Boozman
Subcommittee Chair
Republican
Arkansas
Portrait of Mike Braun
Subcommittee Chair
Republican
Indiana
Portrait of Joni Ernst
Subcommittee Chair
Republican
Iowa
chair, Subcommittee on Rural Development and Energy
Portrait of Deb Fischer
Subcommittee Chair
Republican
Nebraska
Portrait of Cindy Hyde-Smith
Subcommittee Chair
Republican
Mississippi
Portrait of Michael Bennet
Subcommittee Ranking Member
Democrat
Colorado
ranking member, Subcommittee on Conservation, Forestry, and Natural Resources
Portrait of Sherrod Brown
Subcommittee Ranking Member
Democrat
Ohio
ranking member, Subcommittee on Commodities, Risk Management, and Trade
Portrait of Robert “Bob” Casey Jr.
Subcommittee Ranking Member
Democrat
Pennsylvania
Portrait of Kirsten Gillibrand
Subcommittee Ranking Member
Democrat
New York
ranking member, Subcommittee on Livestock, Marketing, and Agriculture Security
Portrait of Tina Smith
Subcommittee Ranking Member
Democrat
Minnesota
ranking member, Subcommittee on Rural Development and Energy
Portrait of Richard Durbin
Democrat
Illinois
Portrait of John Hoeven
Republican
North Dakota
Portrait of Amy Klobuchar
Democrat
Minnesota
Portrait of Patrick Leahy
Democrat
Vermont
Portrait of Kelly Loeffler
Republican
Georgia
Portrait of Mitch McConnell
Republican
Kentucky
Portrait of John Thune
Republican
South Dakota

Members are listed in order of their rank on the committee and its subcommittees. Committee membership information is from the unitedstates project on github.

Bills

There are 88 bills referred to this committee:

Press Statements

Committee press statements from ProPublica Represent:

Ranking Member Stabenow Introduces Legislation to Protect America’s Food Supply
    — May 27, 2020

Roberts Applauds Signup Announcement for COVID-19 Relief Funds for Ag Producers
    — May 19, 2020

Ranking Member Stabenow Statement on Trump Administration’s Implementation of COVID-19 Aid for Farmers
    — May 19, 2020

As the Trump Administration Pressures Meat Processing Plants to Open, Senators Urge Action to Ensure Worker Safety
    — May 15, 2020

Ranking Member Stabenow Statement on USDA Appeal of Harmful Food Assistance Rule
    — May 13, 2020

Chairman Roberts Announces Kansas Broadband ReConnect Recipients
    — May 7, 2020

Stabenow Urges Flexibility, Variety in USDA Food Boxes
    — May 1, 2020

Brown, Collins, Stabenow Urge USDA to Target Relief to Local Farmers in Finalized Coronavirus Food Assistance Program
    — Apr 30, 2020

Roberts’ Statement on Executive Order for Meat-Processing Plants During COVID-19
    — Apr 28, 2020

Ranking Member Stabenow Statement on President Trump’s Plan to Keep Meatpacking Plants Open
    — Apr 28, 2020

Ranking Member Stabenow Statement on the Fourth Bipartisan Coronavirus Package
    — Apr 22, 2020

Senate Democrats Urge Trump Administration to Protect Food Supply, Essential Workers During COVID-19 Crisis
    — Apr 20, 2020

Roberts Applauds Efforts to Help Ag Producers with Disrupted, Lost Markets
    — Apr 17, 2020

Senators to Secretary Perdue: Provide Assistance to Specialty Crop Producers During Pandemic
    — Apr 13, 2020

Brown, Murkowski, Stabenow, Bipartisan Senators Press USDA to Provide Relief for Local Farmers during COVID-19 Pandemic
    — Apr 13, 2020

Leahy And Stabenow Lead Letter Urging USDA To Take Immediate Action To Support Dairy Farmers
    — Apr 13, 2020

Roberts, Stabenow Urge Small Business Administration to Provide Coronavirus Relief to Farmers and Ranchers
    — Apr 3, 2020

Ranking Member Stabenow Statement on the Third Bipartisan Coronavirus Package
    — Mar 25, 2020

Roberts Announces Senate Confirmation of USDA Nominee Brashears
    — Mar 23, 2020

Ranking Member Stabenow Statement on Bipartisan Coronavirus Bill Passed by the Senate
    — Mar 18, 2020