“SNAP is essential in protecting the most vulnerable citizens during tough times, but we need to have a complete understanding of its mission and purpose.” That was the message from House Agriculture Committee Chairman K. Michael Conaway this week as the committee began its top-to-bottom review of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), previously known as food stamps.
The following issues are important to the Committee on Agriculture and to Americans. The committee and its members are committed to addressing these issues.
The Farm Bill ensures that farmers and ranchers have the tools they need to produce an abundant and affordable food and fiber supply is as important to our country as national defense.
To reauthorize the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, and ensure robust markets, customer protections, and a balanced approach to regulations impacting job creators.
The House Agriculture Committee is keeping an eye on the regulations that affect our producers.
The House Agriculture Committee is working to ensure that Dodd-Frank regulations are balanced and do not impose undue burdens on America's businesses.
The free trade agreements with Korea, Colombia, and Panama are critical to revitalizing our economy and creating American jobs--particularly in rural areas.
The House Agriculture Committee is committed to shedding light on the events leading up to the bankruptcy and ensuring customers are made whole.
Recent action by the EPA is just the latest example of the EPA blindly following its radical environmental policies and ignoring its effects on American agriculture, America’s food security and the American economy.
Agriculture Committee Ranking Member Frank Lucas joined over 100 of his Republican colleagues in the House to cosponsor a disapproval resolution (H.J. Res. 77) that would nullify the EPA’s endangerment finding.
The Committee on Agriculture is committed to ensuring food safety for all Americans.