112th Press Releases

Jan 2, 2013
112th Congress

Lucas Votes to Permanently Extend Tax Relief to Families, Farmers & Job Creators

Chairman Frank Lucas issued the following statement regarding his vote to permanently extend tax relief to American families, farmers, and job creators.

Dec 20, 2012
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Lucas Announces New Leadership Team for the Agriculture Committee

Chairman Frank Lucas of Oklahoma named five members to serve as Subcommittee Chairmen of the House Agriculture Committee for the 113th Congress

Dec 13, 2012
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Foreign Regulators Caution: Cooperation Essential to Market Stability

Rep. K. Michael Conaway, Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee's Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management, held a public hearing to examine the challenges facing the United States and international regulators as they attempt to balance various derivatives reforms across a global marketplace.

Dec 5, 2012
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Lucas Announces New GOP Members to Serve on the Agriculture Committee

Chairman Frank Lucas announced the new Republican Members who are expected to serve on the Committee in the 113th Congress.

Nov 28, 2012
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Lucas Selected to Serve a Second Term as Chairman

Rep. Frank Lucas of Oklahoma issued the following statement after the House Republican Conference re-elected him to serve a second term as Chairman of the Agriculture Committee for the 113th Congress.

Nov 16, 2012
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Lucas Applauds House Action for Securing New Opportunities for Ag Exports

Chairman Frank Lucas of Oklahoma issued the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 6156, the Russia and Moldova Jackson-Vanik Repeal Act of 2012, in a bipartisan vote, 365-43.

Aug 2, 2012
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Lucas Praises House Passage of Disaster Assistance Legislation

Chairman Frank Lucas of Oklahoma issued the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 6233, Agricultural Disaster Assistance Act of 2012, by a vote of 223-197.

Jul 25, 2012
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Ag Committee Presses Regulators on Collapse of PFGBest

The House Agriculture Committee held a public hearing to examine the collapse of Peregrine Financial Group, Inc., the LIBOR manipulation, and receive an update on MF Global and Dodd-Frank implementation.

Jul 12, 2012
112th Congress

House Ag Committee Advances Farm Bill

Issues: Farm Bill

Chairman Frank Lucas of Oklahoma and Ranking Member Collin Peterson of Minnesota issued the following statements after the House Agriculture Committee approved H.R. 6083, the Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2012, by a vote of 35-11.

Jul 9, 2012
112th Congress

Lucas Highlights New Farm Bill Study

Issues: Farm Bill

Chairman Frank Lucas of Oklahoma issued the following statement regarding the release of a new study conducted by the Agricultural and Food Policy Center (AFPC).

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