Today, House Agriculture Committee Chairman K. Michael Conaway (R-TX) issued the following statement on the introduction of Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) legislation.
Chairman Lucas on H.R. 2112 Market Access Program Amendment
June 21, 2012 - Chairman Lucas opposes the Market Access Program Amendment in H.R. 2112, the agriculture appropriations bill. He emphasizes this is another attempt to legislate farm policy through appropriations, and that policy reform should be done by the Agriculture Committee.