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.
Chairman Lucas on House Floor Speaking about the Panama Free Trade Agreement
October 12, 2011- Chairman Frank Lucas spoke on the House floor on the Panama Free Trade Agreement and how trade affects his home district of OK-3. Agriculture exports support more than 10 thousand jobs in Oklahoma. Across the country, agricultural exports support about 1 million jobs total.