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Disaster Aid Issues

On Tuesday, the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture held a hearing regarding the Administration's FY 2020 Agriculture Department Budget Request, and heard testimony from Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue.  During the discussion part of the meeting, significant attention was focused…
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Trump Budget Seeks Subsidy Cuts to Farmers

The executive branch released its Federal budget proposal this week.  Like previous Trump administration budget outlines in 2017, and last year, Monday's framework sought cuts to U.S. Department of Agriculture programs.  Today's update highlights recent news reports that discuss some of…
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Spending and Budgetary Issues- Agriculture, Farm Bill

Today's update looks at recent spending and budgetary issues impacting agriculture and the Farm Bill.  The House Appropriations Committee this week passed the fiscal year 2018 appropriations bill for USDA.  Meanwhile, recent reporting from Politico indicated that House Agriculture Committee Chairman…
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