Chairman Mike Conaway Receives Gavel for 114th Congress

Chairman Frank Lucas hands over gavel to Chairman Mike Conaway, the 50th chairman of the House Committee on Agriculture.
50th Chairman of the House Committee on Agriculture, Chairman Mike Conaway

Full Committee Organizational Meeting for the 114th Congress

The House Committee on Agriculture will meet on Thursday, January 22, at 10:00 a.m. in room 1300 Longworth to consider its rules package for the 114th Congress.
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Lucas: Agricultural Act of 2014 Marks a New Era for Farm & Food Policy

Chairman Lucas issues a statement following the enactment of a new farm bill.
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Chairman Lucas Presides Over Farm Bill Conference Committee Meeting

Conferees deliver opening remarks at the first farm bill conference committee meeting.
Chairman Lucas at Farm Bill Conference

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Agriculture Committee Announces Subcommittee Assignments

Jan 28, 2015 Press Release

Today, Agriculture Committee Chairman, K. Michael Conaway (TX-11), announced subcommittee assignments for the 114th Congress.

Joint Letter to Secretary John Kerry regarding U.S. Rice Exports to Iraq

Jan 23, 2015 Letters

House Agriculture Committee Chairman Mike Conaway and Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Thad Cochran spearhead letter to Secretary John Kerry regarding U.S. rice exports to Iraq.

Agriculture Committee Holds Organizational Meeting, Approves Rules

Jan 21, 2015 Press Release

Today, members of the House Committee on Agriculture met to formally organize and adopt the Committee’s rules for the 114th Congress.

Opening Statement of Chairman K. Michael Conaway, Committee on Agriculture Business Meeting to Consider Organizational Matters of the Committee in the 114th Congress

Jan 21, 2015 Statements

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House of Representatices

The Customer Protection and End-User Relief Act ensures that the federal agency tasked with regulating the multi-trillion dollar derivatives market is working in the most efficient and effective way. It cements into law key protections for futures customers and mitigates the regulatory load on America's job creators.

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