Wyden, Merkley Announce Support for Alexis Taylor as Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs at USDA
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley today issued a statement of support for Alexis Taylor, nominated to be Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs at the U.S. Department of Agriculture:
"For the last six years, Alexis has worked tirelessly to protect the health and safety of Oregon families and to support our state's tens of thousands of farmers and ranchers as they put food on our tables. Alexis understands the important role agriculture plays in supporting jobs through trade and growing local economies, especially rural economies," Wyden and Merkley said. "Folks around the world enjoy some of Oregon's finest products – from apples to wheat, Christmas trees to grass seed and much more – thanks to her leadership. We are confident that she will serve the United States well in her new role."
Hank Stern (Wyden) 503-326-7539
Molly Prescott (Merkley) 503-326-3386
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