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Newhouse Remains Optimistic That FWMA Will Pass
Newhouse Remains Optimistic That FWMA Will Pass
Time may be running short, but Dan Newhouse remains optimistic that the Senate will address ag labor needs via his Farm Workforce Modernization Act.  The legislation which already cleared the House, has stalled in the Senate.  And while the window for the 117th Congress is starting to close, the Chair of the Western Caucus believes lawmakers can act in the coming months.    “We have ...
Newhouse: D.C. Must Do Better To Help The American Farmer
Newhouse: D.C. Must Do Better To Help The American Farmer
Last week, Republican leaders from the Agriculture and Budget Committees introduced the Reducing Farm Input Costs and Barriers to Production Act.  Dan Newhouse, chair of the Western Caucus, said the legislation would protect and promote American agriculture by reversing the Biden Administration’s regulatory barriers to domestic production, while providing immediate relief to farmers and families a
Vilsack: First Step in Rebuilding Ag Workforce
Vilsack: First Step in Rebuilding Ag Workforce
It's not enough to provide loans and grants to support local farmers, or to build or improve local food processing facilities. "There's also the people that are needed to be trained and experienced to do the work." Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said one of the biggest problems farmers and food processing companies have is a shortage of workers, and so, "we're going to make $40 m

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