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.
Chairman Lucas on the House floor in support of H.R. 6233, Agricultural Disaster Assistance Act of 2012
August 2, 2012 - Chairman Frank Lucas spoke on the House floor in support of H.R. 6233, Agricultural Disaster Assistance Act of 2012. The Chairman discussed how important this bill is for our livestock producers impacted by the drought conditions who are currently exposed. Chairman Lucas also stated that he’s committed to giving farmers certainty and getting a five-year farm bill on the books.