WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow, Ranking Member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, & Forestry, issued the following statement regarding U.S. Senator and Chairman of the Senate Agriculture Committee Pat Roberts’ decision to not seek reelection:
“Throughout his career, Pat Roberts has been a true champion for American agriculture and for Kansas farmers, ranchers, and families.
“Day in and day out, he defines what it means to be a consensus builder. As my true friend and partner on the Senate Agriculture Committee, he always puts the needs of our farmers and ranchers first and never wavers in his commitment to getting things done.
“It is an honor to serve with him and I look forward to working with him over the next two years on the important issues facing our farmers and families.”