division of agriculture banner and home link
 Commissioner Leonhardt Applauds Hiring of Senator Miller


Charleston, W.Va. – West Virginia Commissioner of Agriculture Kent Leonhardt released the following statement following Governor Jim Justice's hiring of Senator Ron Miller (D-Greenbrier). In his new role, Senator Miller will work on agricultural issues. He resigned his seat Thursday to take his new position.
"I have always worked well with Ron. It is refreshing to see that our state's leaders are finally taking agriculture seriously. With the right team, I know agriculture will be a part of West Virginia's comeback story," said Commissioner Leonhardt.
"We are moving full steam ahead to grow agriculture in our state. I'm extremely happy the Governor is jumping on board," continued Leonhardt.

Contact Information

For more information, contact WVDA Communications Director Crescent Gallagher at cgallagher@wvda.us or 304-558-3708/304-380-3922.
1900 Kanawha Boulevard, East State Capitol, Room E-28, Charleston, WV, 25305-0170 P: (304) 558-3550 F: (304) 558-2203

Privacy, Security and Accessibility | WV.gov | USA.gov | © 2017 State of West Virginia