December 16, 2020

Costa seeks House Committee on Agriculture chairmanship

Rep. Jim Costa (CA-16) announced today he will seek the chairmanship of the U.S. House Committee on Agriculture. The committee protects our food supply system, ensures all Americans are fed, advocates for rural America and maintains competitive markets for agriculture around the world.

Costa serves as chairman of the Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture in the 116th Congress and is third in seniority on the committee. He has played a significant role on the Agriculture Committee since he first joined in 2005, including serving on the conference committee for both the 2018 and 2014 Farm Bills. Read more