Rep. Frank Lucas, Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee, today issued a statement in response to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission's (CFTC) surprise "advisory notice" to further regulate cross-border swaps.
Smith to Unveil Grazing Legislation at September 17 Hearing
The Subcommittee on Livestock, Dairy and Poultry, chaired by Rep. Richard Pombo (R-CA), will hold a hearing on Wednesday, September 17 to examine public lands grazing issues. Agriculture Committee Chairman Bob Smith (R-OR) will attend the hearing to unveil his "Forage Improvement Act of 1997," legislation to reform public lands grazing.
Subcommittee on Livestock, Dairy and Poultry
Rep. Richard Pombo (R-CA), Chairman
Wednesday, September 17, 10:00 a.m.
Room 1300 Longworth House Office Building.
All media are invited and welcome.
For more information, please call either Dave Redmond (202-225-4050) or David Spooner (202-225-3329), of the Agriculture Committee's staff.