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Brindisi appointed to two committees

Newly elected Rep. Anthony Brindisi has been appointed to two House committees, Agriculture and Veterans Affairs. He made the announcement on Friday in front of farmers and veterans.

Posted: Jan. 18, 2019 7:05 PM
Updated: Jan. 18, 2019 7:05 PM

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which committees they have been assigned to. newly elected anthony brinsisi is on the agriculture committee and veterans affairs commitee. news channel two's gary liberatore was there today when he made the announcement in front of both farmers...and veterans. "this is the new congressman's new office here in utica.two things that came out of his press conference today was the congressm nts to form two advisory councils." anthony brindisi has been on the job as a member of congress for two weeks....his office in utica is just getting set up....and friday morning, he headed west...to rome. 22nd congressional district tc : 42:11 "i've been appointed to two comittees that i think have vegreat value to new york's 22nd district." one committee...veterans affairs....that's why he made the annnouncement at an american legion post....harry p. smith post in rome. area veterans like michael grogan are happy to see one of brindisi's committees is veterans affairs...and happy to hear brindis in favor oflooking in the mohawk valley. tc : 59:40 "thats awesome, with the amount if veterans that we have in this area..." tc : 59:52 "...and i've been to saratoga i have friends that are there and it's definitely a plus to have one closer." congressman brindisi's other committee is agriculture. tc : 01:09:28 "it has been such a long time and to be honest with you i don't even know how long it's been since we've had a voice rtly om the 22nd congressional district or even another county that had a direct voice in washington on an ag committee." that's one reason why farmers like ben simons of steuben are excited...another reason is brindisi wants to hear from farmers...and veterans alike.....directly.... tc : 43:25 "that's why i'm setting up two advisory councils made up of folks from the district who can help guide my committee work and priorities in congress." "if you would like to be on the advisory councils, you can apply by sending the congressman an email at ny22ag@gmail.com.if you didn't jot th down, wwill have it r you onour webse, wktv.c.inutica liratore, news chnel 2. here we ow again, the utica mayor's slogan
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