The House Agriculture Committee began a series of hearings in advance of writing legislation to reauthorize the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). The agency's statutory authorization expires at the end of the fiscal year.
The Ag Minute: Democratic Leadership's Delay on Estate Tax Jeopardizes the Livelihoods of American Farmers
Tamara Hinton (202) 225-0184
WASHINGTON – This week during The Ag Minute, Ranking Member Frank Lucas discusses how the Democratic leadership in Congress has failed to address the critical issue of estate taxes. As a result, our next generation of farmers and ranchers do not know how much they will owe in taxes this year and cannot effectively plan for 2011.
The Ag Minute is Ranking Member Lucas's weekly radio address that is released each Tuesday from the House Agriculture Committee Republicans. To listen to previous radio addresses click here.