FIA applauds the congressional career of Mike Conaway

1 August 2019

Washington, DC—FIA President and CEO Walt Lukken today made the following statement on the retirement announcement of House Agriculture Committee Ranking Member Mike Conaway:

“FIA congratulates House Agriculture Committee Ranking Member and former Chairman Mike Conaway on a successful congressional career. Rep. Conaway is a staunch defender of America’s commodity markets and farm economy, and he has an interest in the global derivatives markets that are so essential to the economy. As a CPA, Congressman Conaway understood financial markets and how they impacted people and communities across the country. FIA appreciates Rep. Conaway’s knowledge and interest in the role the global futures, options and listed derivatives markets have on both commodity end users and our broader economy. FIA will miss the thoughtful leadership of Mike Conaway.”

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