Sam Farr, House ag appropriator, to retire in 2016

The top Democrat on the House Appropriations subcommittee overseeing USDA and FDA will retire in 2016, said Roll Call, noting the district is solidly Democratic so there Farr’s departure will not affect control of the House. A former Peace Corps volunteer, Farr was elected to the House in 1993 in a special election. Roll Call… » Read More

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