Chairman Frank Lucas of Oklahoma and Ranking Member Collin Peterson of Minnesota issued the following statements after the House Agriculture Committee approved H.R. 1947, the Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management (FARRM) Act of 2013, by a large, bipartisan vote of 36-10.
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.