Lucas statement on Senate passage of Agricultural Act of 2014

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[February 05, 2014]  WASHINGTON  Frank Lucas, chairman of the U.S. House Agriculture Committee, issued the following statement Tuesday after the U.S. Senate passed the Agricultural Act of 2014.

"I am pleased the Senate passed the conference report and put us another step closer to enacting a new farm bill. I commend Chairwoman Stabenow and ranking member Cochran on their efforts throughout this process. We worked together to give certainty and sound policy to our agricultural producers, deliver taxpayers billions of dollars in savings, and provide consumers the affordable and reliable food supply they have grown accustomed to," Lucas said.

The U.S. House of Representatives passed the conference report on Jan. 29 by a strong vote of 251-166.

[Text from news release from the U.S. House Committee on Agriculture]

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