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Reid Ribble Remains on House Ag Committee
Wisconsin Ag Connection - 01/07/2013

Wisconsin will continue to have at least one member on the House Agriculture Committee in Washington. On Friday, Chairman Frank Lucas of Oklahoma announced that the Appleton Republican Reid Ribble will remain on the panel during the 113th Congress. He has served on the committee since being elected in 2010, where he was a member of the Livestock, Dairy and Poultry subcommittee, and the Conservation, Energy and Forestry subcommittee.

Ribble owns and operates a roof construction and consulting company and served as president of the Roofing Industry Alliance for Progress, the roofing industry's national foundation.

"I am pleased to announce the committee's leadership team for the next Congress," Rep. Lucas said. "I look forward to working with them as we address the important issues our agricultural producers and rural constituents face."

Other Republican members of the ag committee include Bob Goodlatte, VA; Steve King, IA; Randy Neugebauer, TX; Mike Rogers, AL; K. Michael Conaway, TX; Glenn Thompson, PA; Bob Gibbs, OH; Austin Scott, GA; Scott Tipton, CO; Steve Southerland, FL; Rick Crawford, AR; Martha Roby, AL; Scott DesJarlais, TN; Chris Gibson, NY; Vicky Hartzler, MO; Kristi Noem, SD; Dan Benishek, MI; Jeff Denham, CA; Doug LaMalfa, CA; Richard Hudson, NC; Rodney Davis, IL; Chris Collins, NY; Ted Yoho, FL.

Meanwhile, Ranking House Ag Committee member Collin Peterson of Minnesota also announced the names of the Democrats serving on the panel. They are Mike McIntyre, NC; David Scott, GA; Jim Costa, CA; Tim Walz, MN; Kurt Schrader, OR; Marcia Fudge, OH; Jim McGovern, MA; Suzan DelBene, WA; Gloria Negrete McLeod, CA; Filemon Vela, TX; Michelle Lujan Grisham, NM; Ann Kuster, NH; Rick Nolan, MN; Pete Gallego, TX; William Eynart, IL; Juan Vargas, CA; Cheri Bustos, IL; and Sean Patrick Maloney, NY.

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