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 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.