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Mar 24, 2015

Subcommittee examines reauthorization of the CFTC

Today, Rep. Austin Scott (R-GA), Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee’s Subcommittee on Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Subcommittee, held a public hearing to examine the reauthorization of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and the challenges end-users face as they use these markets.

Mar 24, 2015

Agriculture Committee Examines the Cost and Impacts of States Implementing Mandatory Biotechnology Labeling Laws

Today, the House Committee on Agriculture held a public hearing to examine the costs and impacts of states implementing mandatory biotechnology labeling laws. In 2014, 125 bills mandating the labeling of biotechnology were introduced in 30 different states.

Mar 24, 2015

Agriculture Committee Examines the Cost and Impacts of States Implementing Mandatory Biotechnology Labeling Laws

Today, the House Committee on Agriculture held a public hearing to examine the costs and impacts of states implementing mandatory biotechnology labeling laws. In 2014, 125 bills mandating the labeling of biotechnology were introduced in 30 different states.

Mar 24, 2015

Ag Committee passes H.R. 897, the Reducing Regulatory Burdens Act

House Agriculture Committee passes H.R. 897, the Reducing Regulatory Burdens Act

Mar 20, 2015

Agriculture Committee Chairman Conaway Statement on the Announcement of Historic 2014 Farm Bill SNAP Work Pilots

This morning, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the selection of 10 Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Employment and Training (E&T) pilot projects designed to help recipients prepare for and go to work. The pilot projects were authorized under Section 4022 of the bipartisan Agricultural Act of 2014.

Mar 20, 2015

Agriculture Committee Chairman Conaway Statement on the Announcement of Historic 2014 Farm Bill SNAP Work Pilots

This morning, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the selection of 10 Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Employment and Training (E&T) pilot projects designed to help recipients prepare for and go to work. The pilot projects were authorized under Section 4022 of the bipartisan Agricultural Act of 2014.

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