Ag Trade: Finance Committee Advances USMCA to Full Senate – DTN Jan 9, 2020

🕔Jan 9, 2020
Taking another step to completing the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement, the Senate Finance Committee voted 25-3 on Tuesday to advance the trade deal to the full Senate. USMCA has been a priority […]

USMCA Moving Forward, Timeline Uncertain Jan 9, 2020

🕔Jan 9, 2020
William Mauldin reported in Wednesday’s Wall Street Journal that, “A Senate committee approved a replacement for the North American Free Trade Agreement, despite criticism from some lawmakers that it lacks sufficient […]

USMCA Trade Agreement Vote: Still In Holding Pattern – DTN Dec 19, 2019

🕔Dec 19, 2019
While the country awaits the impeachment vote expected late Wednesday in the U.S. House of Representatives, the leaders of major farm organizations are waiting for the House to vote on […]

House Passes Ag Labor Bill – DTN Dec 12, 2019

🕔Dec 12, 2019
The House late on Wednesday passed the Farm Workforce Modernization Act by a vote of 260 to 165, passing legislation that has strong backing from most agricultural groups, but is […]

USMCA: Ag Groups Continue to Call for Congressional Action – DTN Dec 4, 2019

🕔Dec 4, 2019
With a little more than two weeks left before Congress adjourns for the holidays, supporters of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement know time is slipping away fast, and the trade deal could […]

2020 House Election Forecast – DTN Nov 15, 2019

🕔Nov 15, 2019
One year from the 2020 general election, more than half of the Democrats on the House Agriculture Committee are facing less-than-“solid” chances of retaining their seats, but the Democrats appear […]

House Ag Committee Approves Commodity Futures Trading Commission Bill – DTN Nov 1, 2019

🕔Nov 1, 2019
After the House Agriculture Committee on Wednesday approved a bipartisan bill to reauthorize the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, House Agriculture Chairman Collin Peterson, D-Minn., said the bill “sends a strong […]

Trade Aid: Politics Over MFP Funds? – DTN Sep 18, 2019

🕔Sep 18, 2019
Top Democrats on the House Agriculture Committee are pushing back on plans by other House Democrats to potentially block or delay more Market Facilitation Program payments to farmers. The Commodity […]

Debt Limit: A Saga of Self-Inflicted Trouble Jul 22, 2019

🕔Jul 22, 2019
The warning sirens have sounded once again; the full faith and credit of the United States government is at risk of a default unless Congress raises the debt limit  This […]

Disaster Aid Package Passes House, Awaiting President’s Signature – DTN Jun 5, 2019

🕔Jun 5, 2019
Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds toured flooded areas of the southwest corner of her state on Monday, making a point that she was waiting to hear if and when Congress would […]

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