Congresswoman Johnson Appointed as Conferee for Farm Bill
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson was selected to serve on a conference committee of the House and Senate versions of the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018. Congresswoman Johnson will join fellow House Democrats on the committee and will take an active role in negotiating portions of this legislation, known as the Farm Bill.
“It is an honor and privilege to have been appointed as a conferee on the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018,” said Congresswoman Johnson. “This bill is a reflection of our nation’s priorities as it relates to protecting our country’s farmers and defending the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program so the most vulnerable among us – including young children – know we are a generous and kind people. I look forward to working with my House and Senate colleagues on this important legislation.”
Congresswoman Johnson, as the ranking member of the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology, will have a leading role in negotiating provisions of the bill relating to biomass research and development and carbon capture, two methods to create renewable energy from natural resources.
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