Former US Home Agriculture Committee Chairman Collin Peterson of Minnesota is partnering with Combest, Promote & Associates.
Peterson says he gained’t foyer within the close to time period, however will serve in an advisory and consulting function on coverage points. He describes this alliance as ‘a superb match.’
Combest, Promote and Associates concentrates on agricultural, meals coverage and rural points. Purchasers characterize a broad spectrum, together with the sugar, cotton, corn, sorghum, rice, crop insurance coverage, dairy, and different industries. Co-Founder and Supervisor Tom Promote says these are grassroots teams from throughout the nation.
Peterson mentioned the present partisanship in Congress isn’t good, however it’s an space the place he feels he may also help– over time.
Earlier than founding Combest, Promote and Associates, Promote served because the Deputy Chief of Workers for the Home Committee on Agriculture, the place he was instrumental in crafting the 2002 Farm Invoice and the 2000 crop insurance coverage regulation. Promote additionally hung out because the USDA Director of Intergovernmental Affairs within the President George W. Bush Administration. Whereas Peterson and Promote come from totally different political views, they each advocate bipartisanship.
Peterson served 30 years in Congress and had been the chief on the Democratic aspect of the Home Agriculture Committee since 2005, chairing the panel twice together with in the course of the improvement and passage of the 2008 Farm Invoice which bears his title.