In advance of today’s Senate hearing on U.S. country of origin labeling, Mexican and Canadian officials sent separate letters to Senator Pat Roberts (R-KS) and Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Chairman and ranking member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, stating that a full repeal of COOL is the only option.
Chairman Lucas Speaking at Republican Leadership Press Conference
December 7, 2011 - House Agriculture Committee Chairman Frank D. Lucas joined Speaker John Boehner and Republican leadership in a press conference on jobs bills. There are currently 25 House-passed jobs bills that are awaiting Senate action. Lucas addressed H.R. 1633, the Farm Dust Regulation Prevention Act, which gives farmers and ranchers certainty that they will be exempt from excessive regulation of dust.