Former Texas Congressman Charlie Stenholm (l) and OFBF President Brent Porteus (r)

Stenholm Discusses National Issues on Town Hall Ohio

For Immediate Release

August 12, 2009

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Former Texas Congressman Charlie Stenholm is this week’s guest on Town Hall Ohio. He appears on the program after speaking to more than 600 Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) leaders and volunteers at the organization’s annual Leadership Conference in Columbus.

Stenholm is joined by OFBF President Brent Porteus and Adam Sharp, OFBF senior director of legislative and regulatory policy to discuss the nation’s budget challenges, climate change legislation, health care and horse slaughter. This week’s guests will also talk about the growing debate over animal care issues.

Town Hall Ohio is an award winning weekly public affairs and current events discussion program. It is produced by the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation with the financial support of Nationwide Insurance. The program can be followed on Facebook at and Twitter at; past programs are archived at

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