“I am pleased to have the opportunity to serve the diverse needs of Hoosiers, especially our men and women in uniform, agricultural community, and seniors,” said Senator-elect Donnelly. “I look forward to working on all issues important to our state as Indiana’s next U.S. Senator.”
Donnelly will be sworn in as Indiana’s next U.S. Senator on January 3, 2012.
“Indiana Farm Bureau is pleased with the appointment of Senator-elect Joe Donnelly to the Senate Committee on Agriculture.
“At IFB’s annual convention on Saturday, Senator-elect Donnelly told our members that he had asked for this appointment. We’re pleased he got this opportunity.
“Farm Bureau looks forward to working with Sen. Donnelly on the Agriculture Committee, which has such a significant role in determining federal ag policy. As a leading agricultural state, his new role on the committee is critical to Hoosier farmers.”