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Rep. Pfluger joins colleagues in support of Cotton Farmers in Texas

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman August Pfluger (TX-11) joined two of his West Texas colleagues, Representative Ronny Jackson (TX-13) and Representative Jodey Arrington (TX-19) in sending a letter to House and Senate Appropriations Committee leadership in support of Texas’ cotton industry. Specifically, the letter calls for funding for the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA)…

Pfluger slams Biden Administration’s latest scheme to harm energy and agriculture industries by listing the Lesser Prairie-Chicken under the Endangered Species Act

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. August Pfluger and the Permian Basin Petroleum Association today released statements following the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service’s decision to list the Lesser Prairie-Chicken under the Endangered Species Act (ESA), a move that will have a disastrous impact on American energy and agriculture production. “The Biden Administration has chosen to continue their…

Pfluger works to protect farmers from harmful Biden Administration climate proposal

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WASHINGTON, DC – On National Farmer’s Day, Rep. August Pfluger (TX-11) sent a letter to U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chairman Gary Gensler expressing concern over the SEC’s proposed climate disclosure rule, which will harm U.S. agriculture producers and the economy. In the letter, Rep. Pfluger notes: “The immense task of monitoring and reporting emissions data will fall…

Pfluger Introduces Bill to Cut Burdensome Regulations and Bring Down Costs for Farmers and Ranchers

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Agriculture

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. August Pfluger (TX-11) joined Glenn “GT” Thompson, the Republican Leader of the House Agriculture Committee, in introducing H.R. 8069, the Reducing Farm Input Costs and Barriers to Domestic Production Act. The bill requires the Biden Administration to reverse its regulatory barriers to domestic agriculture production and provide immediate relief to families across…