Ag Committee Approves Bipartisan Legislation to Reauthorize and Improve the Commodity Futures Trading Commission
The House Agriculture Committee approved H.R. 4413, the Customer Protection and End-User Relief Act, by voice vote.
Chairman Lucas issued a statement after the U.S. Senate passed the Agricultural Act of 2014 by a vote of 68-32.
Chairman Frank Lucas issued the following statement today after the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Agricultural Act of 2014 by a vote of 251-166.
House and Senate agriculture leaders today announced a bipartisan, bicameral agreement on a five-year farm bill.
Chairman Frank Lucas issued the following statement after the four principals met today to discuss outstanding issues relating to the farm bill.
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.
Chairman Frank Lucas tells the Tulsa World "when you understand what farmers and ranchers go through you're just willing to work a little harder to give them the tools to keep on doing what they do, and that benefits all the rest of us in the country."
House and Senate Agriculture Committee leaders announced today that the first public meeting for the 2013 Farm Bill conference committee will be held next week on Wednesday, October 30 at 1:00 p.m. ET.
Chairman Frank Lucas issued the following statement after House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) named the Republican members who will serve on the House-Senate Conference Committee tasked with resolving differences between the House and Senate-passed Farm Bills.
Chairman Frank Lucas of Oklahoma issued the following statement welcoming the news in recent reports that the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) Board voted to oppose conservation compliance linked to crop insurance.