Johanns Announces New Committee Assignments


U.S. Sen. Mike Johanns announced his committee assignments for the 113th Congress Thursday.

Johanns will serve on the Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry committee as well as the Appropriations; Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs; and Veterans Affairs committees.

"I'm honored to serve on thesecommittees, not only for their importance to our nation but also to Nebraska,"Johanns said.

"Reining in spending, seeing a reform-minded farm bill signedinto law and providing our military and veterans with the services they needhave been some of my top priorities since being elected to the Senate. Mycommittee assignments for the next Congress will allow me to continue thoseefforts, as well as influence other important legislation moving through theSenate."