Kansas Sen. Marshall receives seat on Agriculture Committee
February 5, 2021
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Republican Sen. Roger Marshall has received the Senate Agriculture Committee seat that he told Kansas voters he would get if they elected him.
The freshman senator also received seats on the Senate's energy, small business and health and education committees.
The Agriculture Committee has long been a key assignment for Kansas senators because of the industry's importance to the state. Marshall was a two-term western Kansas congressman when he ran for the Senate last year, and he played up his service on the House Agriculture Committee as a reason voters could expect hi...