Biden names Wisconsin lawyer as ag and rural policy advisor

President Biden has selected another Wisconsinite to serve in Washington D.C.  Attorney Kelliann Blazek was Governor Tony Evers’ director at the Office of Rural Prosperity.  Now, she will serve as a special assistant to Biden for agriculture and rural policy.

Blazek received her law degree at the University of Wisconsin, taught food law and policy, and has worked for Representative Chellie Pingree of Maine. She grew up on her family’s farm near Bangor, Wisconsin.

Biden previously named former Department of Health Services secretary Andrea Palm to serve as deputy secretary at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

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