LAMESA, TX (PRESS RELEASE) - U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today [Friday] joined U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and U.S. House Committee on Agriculture Mike Conaway in Lamesa, Texas to tour a local farm and ranch. Later, Sen. Cruz, Secretary Perdue and Chairman Conaway met with agriculture industry leaders, local farmers and ranchers at the Southwest Council of Agribusiness Annual Meeting.
Still photos of Sen. Cruz’s visit may be viewed here.
“The vibrant agriculture industry of Texas serves as a strong foundation for our nation’s economy,” Sen. Cruz said. “Feeding and supplying the American people, and the world, is no small task, and that’s why I’m grateful to work alongside Secretary Perdue and Chairman Conaway to ensure the federal government gets out of the way, so that Texas farmers and ranchers are able to do what they do best: feed our state and nation, create more good-paying jobs for hardworking Texans, innovate, and prosper.”
(Press release from office of Senator Ted Cruz.)
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