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 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.