House Committee on Agriculture Chairman K. Michael Conaway (TX-11) and Conservation and Forestry Subcommittee Chairman Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-5) released the following statement in response to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Army Corps of Engineers final “waters of the United States” (WOTUS) rule. This rule further obscures the original intent of the Clean Water Act (CWA) by significantly expanding waters subject to federal jurisdiction.
Lucas Calls for Information on MF Global Bankruptcy
December 7, 2011 - House Agriculture Committee Chairman Frank D. Lucas was interviewed by Bloomberg Television's Street Smart program on the MF Global Bankruptcy. Lucas emphasized the importance of restoring confidence in the futures markets after customer funds were reported missing.