The House Agriculture Committee announced a hearing next Thursday, January 20th, to review the state of the Rural Economy with Secretary Tom Vilsack. Information may be found here.
The Senate Agriculture Committee approved the nomination of Chavonda Jacobs-Young and Margo Schlanger this week. U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.), Chairwoman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, announced that the Committee voted to advance Dr. Chavonda J. Jacobs-Young to be Under Secretary of Agriculture for Research, Education, and Economics, and Margo Schlanger to be an Assistant Secretary of Agriculture. The Committee held hearings earlier on the nominations of Dr. Chavonda J. Jacobs-Young and Margo Schlanger on November 11, 2021. They now await consideration and approval by the Senate.