Washington – House Appropriations Committee Chairman Hal Rogers today announced that Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) will serve as Vice Chair of the Agriculture Subcommittee. Vice Chairs of the 12 Appropriations Subcommittees will serve as Chair of the subcommittee in the absence of the Chairperson, and assist them in official Committee duties.
House Appropriations Committee Chairman Hal Rogers today announced that Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) will serve as Vice Chair of the Agriculture Subcommittee.
Congressman David G. Valadao represents the 21st Congressional District, which includes Kings County and portions of Fresno, Tulare, and Kern Counties.
"Congressman Valadao has distinguished himself as knowledgeable on the appropriations process and agricultural issues.” House Appropriations Committee Chairman, Hal Rogers said. “In only his second term, he has already demonstrated his leadership and I know he will live up to the demands of the job over what I expect will be a tough but successful appropriations year.”
Agriculture Subcommittee Chairman Robert Aderholt (AL-04) stated, “As a dairy farmer himself, Congressman Valadao has a deep understanding of issues and obstacles agriculture industries face today. Mr. Valadao is a hard worker who is focused on achieving real solutions and will work with both sides of the aisle to accomplish that.”
Congressman Valadao stated, "Agriculture is a huge part of my own life and is critically important to California's San Joaquin Valley. I am honored to further serve my constituents in this important role."