112th Press Releases

Oct 31, 2011
112th Congress

Senate Misses Deadline on H.R. 872 & Allows Excessive Regulation to Take Shape

Chairman Frank Lucas issued the following statement regarding Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's failure to take action on H.R. 872, the Reducing Regulatory Burdens Act before today's court-ordered deadline.

Oct 24, 2011
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House Agriculture Committee Named One of the Best Websites on Capitol Hill

The House Agriculture Committee was recognized as one of the best websites on Capitol Hill and given a “112th Congress Bronze Mouse Award.”

Oct 17, 2011
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Senate and House Agriculture Committees Offer Bipartisan, Bicameral Recommendations for Deficit Reduction to the Joint Committee

Today the leaders of the Senate and House Agriculture Committees sent a letter to the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction recommending a $23 billion cut to mandatory spending within the committees' jurisdiction.

Oct 12, 2011
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Ag Committee Examines Legislative Proposals to Bring Balance to Financial Regulatory Reform

The House Agriculture Committee held a public hearing to review seven legislative proposals amending Title VII of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.

Oct 12, 2011
112th Congress

Lucas Praises House Passage of Trade Agreements

Chairman Frank Lucas of Oklahoma issued the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 3078, H.R. 3079, and H.R. 3080.

Sep 19, 2011
112th Congress

Lucas, Roberts Respond to the President's Debt Plan

U.S. Representative Frank Lucas (R-OK), Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee, and U.S. Senator Pat Roberts (R-KS), Ranking Member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, issued the following statement in response to President Obama's debt plan.

Sep 8, 2011
112th Congress

Lucas to Jackson: Clarify Record on So-Called Regulatory 'Myths'

Chairman Frank Lucas sent a letter today to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa Jackson requesting a response to a list of questions from a bipartisan group of lawmakers that was submitted to her agency nearly six months ago.

Sep 8, 2011
112th Congress

Subcommittee Holds Audit Hearing on Dairy Programs

The Subcommittee on Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry held an audit hearing to examine U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) dairy programs.

Jul 28, 2011
112th Congress

Subcommittee Examines Research Programs as Part of Ongoing Audit Effort

The Subcommittee on Rural Development, Research, Biotechnology, and Foreign Agriculture, held an audit hearing to examine U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) research programs.

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