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Sen. Walsh Appointed to Four Key Committees

MISSOULA -

Newly-confirmed Senator John Walsh will serve on four key U.S. Senate committees, including the committee that oversees policy affecting agriculture, which is Montana's top industry.

The committees the Democrat will serve on include: Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Commission; Commerce, Science and Transportation; Rules and Administration and Special Committee on Aging.

It was also announced on Thursday that Walsh's colleague, Senator Jon Tester, stepped forward to become the new Chairman of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee. The Democrat from Big Sandy has served on the committee since his first days in the Senate.

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