Rep. Rick Crawford, Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee's Subcommittee on Livestock, Rural Development, and Credit, held a public hearing to examine ways to improve and expand broadband in rural areas and how to better coordinate future investments between the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).
A concurrent resolution to expressing the sense of Congress that it is the goal of the United States that, not later than January 1, 2025, the agricultural, forestry, and working land of the United States should provide from renewable resources not less than 25 percent of the total energy consumed in the United States and continue to produce safe, abundant, and affordable food, feed, and fiber. (Passed Committee by voice vote and ordered to be reported favorably to the House with the recommendation that it pass, May 17, 2007)
- H.Con.Res.25 - Rep. Collin C. Peterson, D-Minn. (introduced 01/10/2007)
- Press Release: Committee Approves Three Bills for Floor Consideration