‘A true champion for American farmers and ranchers': Long-time House Ag Committee member dies
Former U.S. Congressman and long-time ranking member of the House Ag Committee Charles Stenholm has died at 84.
Former U.S. Congressman and long-time ranking member of the House Ag Committee, Charles Stenholm, has died at 84.
His many accomplishments in his 26-year tenure include:
- Formulating legislation to aid the Farm Credit System in the 1980s farm crisis.
- Assisting in reorganizing the USDA during the Clinton Administration.
- Playing a significant role in reforming the federal crop insurance system.
Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack called him a true champion for American farmers and ranchers.