Costa congratulates newly elected Agriculture Committee Chairman David Scott

Dec 3, 2020
Press Release


(FRESNO, CA) – Congressman Jim Costa (CA-16) released the following statement after the Democratic Caucus elected Rep. David Scott to serve as chairman of the House Agriculture Committee for the 117th Congress:

“I’d like to congratulate Chairman Scott on this historic achievement as the first African American to chair the House Agriculture Committee,” said Costa. “In order to address the issues facing American agriculture, I’m committed to working with him. His 18 years of experience on the committee undoubtedly will benefit our efforts to provide solutions to the challenges ahead during this pandemic. I look forward to what we can accomplish together in the 117th Congress.”