112th Press Releases

Jul 27, 2011
112th Congress

Committee Holds Eighth Audit Hearing on Agricultural Programs

The Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management, held an audit hearing to examine Title I programs and the Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) program.

Jul 21, 2011
112th Congress

Committee Focuses on the Impact of Dodd-Frank on Main Street Businesses

The House Agriculture Committee held a public hearing to review the impact of derivatives reform on end users and smaller financial institutions.

Jul 21, 2011
112th Congress

Committee Focuses on the Impact of Dodd-Frank on Main Street Businesses

The House Agriculture Committee held a public hearing to review the impact of derivatives reform on end users and smaller financial institutions.

Jul 21, 2011
112th Congress

Subcommittee Examines Largest Portion of Farm Bill Budget: Nutrition Programs

The Subcommittee on Nutrition and Horticulture, held an audit hearing to examine Title IV nutrition programs.

Jul 20, 2011
112th Congress

Energy and Forestry Programs Under the Microscope During Audit Hearing

The Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy, and Forestry, held a public hearing to review energy and forestry programs within the subcommittee's jurisdiction.

Jul 18, 2011
112th Congress

Lawmakers Provide Recommendations to CFTC for Improving Implementation Process of Dodd-Frank

Reps. Frank Lucas (R- OK) and K. Michael Conaway (R-TX) sent a letter to Gary Gensler, Chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) on Friday providing specific recommendations for improving the implementation process for Title VII of Dodd-Frank, as the CFTC shifts from proposed rules to final rules.

Jul 14, 2011
112th Congress

Subcommittee Examines Farm Loan Programs During Audit Hearing

The Subcommittee on Department Operations, Oversight, and Credit, held a hearing to examine the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency's (FSA) loan programs.

Jul 13, 2011
112th Congress

Subcommittee Examines Trade & Food Aid Programs During Audit Hearing

The Subcommittee on Rural Development, Research, Biotechnology, and Foreign Agriculture, held an audit hearing to examine trade, food aid and agricultural development programs operated by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Foreign Agricultural Service and the U.S. Agency for International Development.

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