Ernst: Northey is a Tenacious Advocate and True Voice for Agriculture

Ernst joins bipartisan group of colleagues on Senate floor to call for the confirmation of Iowan Bill Northey

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) today delivered remarks from the Senate floor urging confirmation of Iowan Bill Northey to be U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Undersecretary for Farm Production and Conservation. The Iowa Senator stressed the need to move forward with Mr. Northey’s placement at USDA to allow the extremely qualified nominee to “work on matters that truly are important, not just to Iowans and the Midwest, but to all of America.”

Watch Senator Ernst full remarks here or by clicking on the image below.    

Senator Ernst previously questioned Mr. Northey at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Committee, which unanimously approved his nomination in October of 2017.