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.
In Case You Missed It: Dodd-Frank Act Will Increase Costs for Farmers and Ranchers
Tamara Hinton (202) 225-0184
WASHINGTON – A report from CNBC explains the negative impact the Dodd-Frank Act will have on our farmers and ranchers on the day President Obama signed the bill into law. In the report, a rancher from Wyoming discusses how there could be fewer hedging opportunities, which will increase the cost of doing business.
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