FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 29, 2021
Christian McMullen, (806) 224-5216
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Arrington and Panetta Urge Nomination of Chief Agricultural Negotiator
WASHINGTON, DC— Today, Reps. Jodey Arrington (TX-19) and Jimmy Panetta (CA-20), members of the House Committee on Ways and Means, were joined by 26 of their House colleagues in a… Read more »
WASHINGTON, DC—Congressman Jodey Arrington (TX-19) released the following statement after joining members of the House Western Caucus in a meeting with USDA Secretary Vilsack to discuss their agriculture priorities and concerns:
“During my meeting with Secretary Vilsack, I raised my serious concerns with the radical ideology and extreme environmental policies of the Green New Deal, which… Read more »
WASHINGTON, DC—In an op-ed carried by Fox News, Congressman Jodey Arrington (TX-19) emphasizes the importance of supporting American farmers and ranchers and pushes back against Democrats' vilification of the cattle industry. Arrington argues that supporting our farmers and ranchers is vital to strengthening America's economy and bolstering our national security… Read more »
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Jodey Arrington (TX-19) led 35 members in sending a letter to the United States Department Agriculture and the United States Trade Representative emphasizing the importance of the “Phase One” trade agreement with China to our nation’s farmers and ranchers. The group urged the respective agencies to push China to follow… Read more »
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Jodey Arrington (TX-19) and Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) introduced the “Ports-to Plains Highway Act of 2021.” This bill would expand and upgrade the Ports-to-Plains Alliance Corridor to a modern four-lane, divided facility to improve economic development,… Read more »
WASHINGTON – Today, the Texas Republican Congressional Delegation, the largest GOP delegation in Congress, named Congressman Jodey Arrington (TX-19) as co-chair of the Texas Ag Task Force.
The Texas Ag Task Force will promote and champion federal policies that strengthen Texas agriculture and rural communities, engage producer groups and other key stakeholders in the state, develop… Read more »
Today, Rep. Jodey Arrington (TX-19) released a letter to United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue, calling on his agency to reexamine and update their Pandemic Standard Operating Procedures and safely reopen all their local Farm Service Agency (FSA) offices.
These offices are critical to our hardworking agricultural producers, providing access to vital… Read more »
The Texas Agri-Women South Plains Chapter helped name U.S. Rep. Jodey Arrington as a recipient of the Champion of Agriculture Award Thursday in Lubbock.
The chapter is through American Agri-Women, an organization that started giving the award in 2010 as a way to recognize members of Congress who have been a helping hand for agriculture. This year’s bipartisan award went to Arrington, a… Read more »
A group of lawmakers offers thanks to the Department of Agriculture for diligently investigating unsolicited seeds sent to U.S. residents. Led by Representative Jodey Arrington, a Texas Republican, a group of 20 lawmakers sent a bipartisan letter to Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue this week.
The letter thanks USDA for their collaboration at the local, state, and federal level and… Read more »