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King Named House Farm Bill Conferee

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Location: Washington, DC

Congressman Steve King released the following statement after House Speaker John Boehner named the House Farm Bill conferees:

"I am thankful Speaker Boehner has appointed conferees to advance the Farm Bill process," said King. "Now that conferees have been appointed in the House and Senate, it is time to come together to finalize the 2013 Farm Bill. I look forward to robust conversations with the Senate conferees and moving forward to reconcile our differences. It is time to give the farmers of America the five years of federal agriculture policy predictability they deserve by finally sending a Farm Bill to the President's desk."

The following House Members were named as conferees:

Republicans:
House Agriculture Committee conferees:
Rep. Frank D. Lucas of Oklahoma, Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee
Rep. Steve King of Iowa
Rep. Randy Neugebauer of Texas
Rep. Mike Rogers of Alabama
Rep. Mike Conaway of Texas
Rep. Glenn "GT' Thompson of Pennsylvania
Rep. Austin Scott of Georgia
Rep. Rick Crawford of Arkansas
Rep. Martha Roby of Alabama
Rep. Kristi Noem of South Dakota
Rep. Jeff Denham of California
Rep. Rodney Davis of Illinois
Leadership conferee:
Rep. Steve Southerland of Florida
House Foreign Affairs Committee conferees:
Rep. Ed Royce of California, Chairman
Rep. Tom Marino of Pennsylvania
House Ways & Means Committee conferees:
Rep. Dave Camp of Michigan, Chairman
Rep. Sam Johnson of Texas
Democrats:
House Agriculture Committee conferees:
Rep. Collin Peterson of Minnesota, Ranking Member
Rep. Mike McIntyre of North Carolina
Rep. Jim Costa of California
Rep. Tim Walz of Minnesota
Rep. Kurt Schrader of Oregon
Rep. Jim McGovern of Massachusetts
Rep. Suzan DelBene of Washington
Rep. Gloria Negrete McLeod of California
Rep. Filemon Vela of Texas
Leadership Conferee:
Rep. Marcia Fudge of Ohio, Chairwoman of the Congressional Black Caucus
House Foreign Affairs Committee conferee:
Rep. Eliot Engel of New York, Ranking Member
House Ways & Means Committee conferee:
Rep. Sandy Levin of Michigan, Ranking Member


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