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Senate Agriculture Committee Shuffles Leadership Positions

Published Dec. 28, 2009

Sen. Blanche Lincoln (D-Ark.), chairman of the Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee, recently announced several new subcommittee leadership positions.

Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.) will assume chairmanship of the Subcommittee on Rural Revitalization, Conservation, Forestry and Credit. Sen. Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) will assume chairmanship of the Subcommittee on Energy, Science and Technology.

Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) will assume seats formerly held by Lincoln on the following subcommittees: Rural Revitalization, Conservation, Forestry and Credit; Hunger, Nutrition, and Family Farms; and Production, Income Protection and Price Support.†

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