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Chairman David Scott Highlights Bipartisan Bills Favorably Reported Out of Committee

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WASHINGTON – House Agriculture Committee Chairman David Scott issued the following statement highlighting the six bipartisan bills being favorably reported out of Committee: “Today’s package of important bills is a great step in our efforts to provide stable and fair markets for our agriculture producers and consumers,” said Chairman David Scott. “This bipartisan group of bills will collectively a...

Chairman David Scott Opening Statement at Business Meeting

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WASHINGTON - House Agriculture Chairman David Scott of Georgia delivered the following statement at today's business meeting: [As prepared for delivery] We are here to Consider the Committee’s Budget Views and Estimates for Fiscal Year 2023, as required by the Congressional Budget Act and in compliance with House Rules. Each Member has been provided a copy of the material on our agenda today. I am...

Chairman David Scott, Subcommittee Chair Cheri Bustos Release Statement on Announcement of USDA Emergency Relief Program

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WASHINGTON - House Agriculture Chairman David Scott and Subcommittee Chair Cheri Bustos released the following statement on the rollout of USDA's Emergency Relief Program: “I applaud Secretary Vilsack and USDA on announcing the Emergency Relief Program, which is an updated and streamlined version of WHIP+” said Chairman David Scott. “Today's update is great news for producers across America. Havin...

Schedule Advisory

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Tuesday, May 17, 2022 – 2:00 PM Eastern Hybrid Business Meeting Washington, D.C. Full Committee on Agriculture – Business Meeting To consider: The Budget Views and Estimates Letter of the Committee on Agriculture for the agencies and programs under the jurisdiction of the Committee for Fiscal Year 2023; H.R. 7764, A bill to direct the Secretary of Agriculture to provide additional payments under t...

Chairman David Scott and Representative Chellie Pingree Release Statement on COMPETES Act Conference

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WASHINGTON - House Agriculture Chairman David Scott and Representative Chellie Pingree released the following statement on COMPETES Act Conference: “I am pleased to be serving on the COMPETES Conference Committee as we work to advocate for the American agriculture industry’s important role in advancing our nation’s global competitiveness and leadership in innovation,” said Chairman David Scott. “T...

Chairman David Scott Releases Statement Following Hearing on FTX Proposal and Trends in New Clearinghouse Models

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WASHINGTON - House Agriculture Chairman David Scott delivered the following statement after today's hearing titled “Changing Market Roles: The FTX Proposal and Trends in New Clearinghouse Models”: “As I have said many times before, I have a tremendous love and admiration for our great financial system, and today’s hearing and discussion will contribute to ensuring that our system remains strong,” ...

Chairman David Scott Opening Statement at Hearing “Changing Market Roles: The FTX Proposal and Trends in New Clearinghouse Models”

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WASHINGTON - House Agriculture Chairman David Scott of Georgia delivered the following statement at today's hearing “Changing Market Roles: The FTX Proposal and Trends in New Clearinghouse Models” [As prepared for delivery] Good morning to our witnesses and thank you for joining us today. The purpose of today’s hearing is to examine the FTX proposal currently before the CFTC for public comment and...

Chairman David Scott Welcomes Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur to Committee

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WASHINGTON – House Agriculture Committee Chairman David Scott issued the following statement welcoming Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur to the House Agriculture Committee: “I am pleased to welcome Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur as our newest member of the House Agriculture Committee.” said Chairman David Scott. “I am excited to welcome her voice to our Committee and look forward to working with Congresswoma...

Chairman David Scott Statement on Lack of Domestic Ag Funding in Ukraine Supplemental

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WASHINGTON – House Agriculture Committee Chairman David Scott of Georgia released the following statement in response to the lack of domestic funding for agriculture in the Ukraine supplemental package: “We have been working closely with the other three corners of the Agriculture Committees to evaluate options as it relates to the impacts of the war in Ukraine, and we will continue that work,” sai...

Witness List: “Changing Market Roles: The FTX Proposal and Trends in New Clearinghouse Models”

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Public Hybrid Hearing RE: “Changing Market Roles: The FTX Proposal and Trends in New Clearinghouse Models” Thursday, May 12, 2022 10:00 a.m. WITNESS LIST Mr. Terrence A. Duffy, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, CME Group, Chicago, IL Mr. Sam Bankman-Fried, Chief Executive Officer and Founder, FTX US Derivatives, Chicago, IL Mr. Walt Lukken, President and Chief Executive Officer, Futures Indust...

Schedule Advisory

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Thursday, May 12, 2022 – 10:00 AM ET Hybrid Hearing – 1300 Longworth and via Zoom Full Committee on Agriculture RE: “Changing Market Roles: The FTX Proposal and Trends in New Clearinghouse Models” A live stream of the hearing will be available on YouTube. All additional information on this hearing can be found here. **NOTE: **House Office Buildings are closed to the public. The hearing will be bro...

Chairman David Scott Opening Statement at Hearing “A 2022 Review of the Farm Bill: The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program”

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WASHINGTON - House Agriculture Chairman David Scott of Georgia delivered the following statement at today's hearing “A 2022 Review of the Farm Bill: The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program” [As prepared for delivery] Good morning and welcome to another important hearing, which is a continuation of our work to review the 2018 Farm Bill and prepare for the 2023 Farm Bill. Today’s hearing will ...

Bipartisan House Agriculture Committee Leaders Laud USDA, USAID Use of Bill Emerson Humanitarian Trust to Address International Food Crises

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WASHINGTON – House Agriculture Committee Chairman David Scott of Georgia and Ranking Member Glenn "GT" Thompson of Pennsylvania released the following statements following USDA and USAID’s decision to withdraw funds from the Bill Emerson Humanitarian Trust (BEHT). “I am heartened to hear that the Biden Administration will make the Bill Emerson Humanitarian Trust available to bolster U.S. efforts t...

Chairman David Scott Opening Statement at Hearing “An Examination of Price Discrepancies, Transparency, and Alleged Unfair Practices in Cattle Markets”

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WASHINGTON - House Agriculture Chairman David Scott of Georgia delivered the following statement at today's hearing “An Examination of Price Discrepancies, Transparency, and Alleged Unfair Practices in Cattle Markets” [As prepared for delivery] Good morning. I’d like to thank our House Agriculture Committee members for joining us and our witnesses for appearing before the Committee today. We are h...

Chairman David Scott Announces Staff Addition

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WASHINGTON – House Agriculture Committee Chairman David Scott announced the following addition to the Democratic staff of the House Agriculture Committee. Michael Stein will serve as Professional Staff. He was previously Counsel for the House Small Business Committee. Stein earned his J.D. and M.S. in Environment and Resources from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Prior to working on Capitol ...

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