Senators to Hold Press Conference to Discuss Cuba Agricultural Trade Policy
Senators Craig, Baucus, Roberts, and Lugar Join To Introduce Bill to Ease Restrictions on the Sale of Agricultural Products to Cuba
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) A group of bi-partisan Senators will hold a press conference onWednesday, February 9, at 2:00 P.M. to address the issue of agricultural trade with Cuba.
U.S. Senators Larry Craig (R-Idaho), Max Baucus (D-Mont.), Pat Roberts (R-Kan.),Richard Lugar (R-Ind.), and others, will introduce comprehensive legislation this Wednesdayeasing a number of restrictions on agricultural trade with Cuba. In December, the Senatorscriticized proposed Treasury Department regulations that will disrupt current agricultural salesfrom the United States to Cuba. Baucus, the ranking Democrat on the Finance Committee,threatened to block Treasury Department confirmations until the issue was resolved.
Event: Press Conference on Cuba Agricultural Trade PolicyDate: February 9, 2005Time: 2:00 P.M.Participants: Senators Larry Craig (R-Idaho), Max Baucus (DMont.),and Pat Roberts (R-Kan.)Location: Senate Radio/TV Gallery
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