House Agriculture Committee Chairman K. Michael Conaway (R-TX), House Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT), and House Science, Space, and Technology Chairman Lamar Smith (R-TX) sent a letter to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy asking for documents to confirm whether or not the agency weighed the impact of the proposed “waters of the United States” (WOTUS) rule on farmers and ranchers.
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.