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Stabenow, Boozman Expect Votes on USDA, FSA Nominees
Stabenow, Boozman Expect Votes on USDA, FSA Nominees
Senate Ag Chair Debbie Stabenow says she’s hopeful the Senate will confirm three agriculture nominees this week by unanimous consent.     Oregon Department of Agriculture head Alexis Taylor is the nominee for USDA undersecretary for trade and foreign agricultural affairs; Jose Emilio Esteban is nominated for USDA undersecretary for food safety; while Vincent Logan is the nominee for the Farm Credi
Ag Lawmakers Call For Better Rural Broadband Coordination
Ag Lawmakers Call For Better Rural Broadband Coordination
Rural broadband deployment won’t succeed in closing the “digital divide” unless the agencies handling billions of dollars in funding coordinate better.  That’s the collective sentiment of House Ag members.  Ag Chair David Scott said “effective communication” is the key to 100% rural broadband deployment using the historic Infrastructure and Jobs Act funding.   “And this is why we established proce

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