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Lawmakers urge quick confirmation of USDA trade under secretary

September 22, 2022 at 4:47 PM
Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee members from both parties on Thursday expressed support for the quick confirmation of the administration’s pick to serve as the Agriculture Department’s top trade official, suggesting a vote should be held as soon as next week. The committee held a confirmation hearing for Alexis Taylor, the director of the Oregon Agriculture Department, who was nominated in May to serve as under secretary for trade and foreign agricultural affairs. The chair of the panel, Sen...

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