Congresswoman Marcia Fudge (OH-11) has been assigned to serve as the Ranking Member of the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Department Operations, Oversight and Nutrition in the 113th Congress. The subcommittee has jurisdiction over SNAP (food stamps), nutrition, consumer programs, special investigations and oversight of the USDA.
“I look forward to enhanced jurisdiction over areas vitally important to constituents of the 11th District including SNAP, nutrition and a cause I have long championed, reducing the epidemic of childhood obesity,” said Congresswoman Fudge. “I welcome the opportunity to protect their interests in my committee assignments.”
Congresswoman Fudge will also serve on the Agriculture Subcommittee on Horticulture, Research, Biotechnology and Foreign Agriculture. The subcommittee’s responsibilities include, fruits and vegetables, honey and bees, market and promotion orders, adulteration of seeds and insect pests and foreign agriculture assistance.