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Congressman Wants Investigation into Chinese Land Purchases
Congressman Wants Investigation into Chinese Land Purchases
If Republicans take back a Congressional majority in November, Florida Representative Mike Waltz pledged that the House GOP would investigate the flow of Chinese money into the U.S. economy.  Waltz told Daily Mail that the steady encroachment not only poses a military threat but could also have wide-ranging impacts on the American economy.  Re...
Keep Kids Fed Act Passes Both Chambers of Congress
Keep Kids Fed Act Passes Both Chambers of Congress
Last week, the House and Senate each passed the Keep Kids Fed Act, but the bill had to return to the House because the Senate version was slightly different.  The Hagstrom Report said the House passed the Senate’s version of the bill that requires the re-establishment of the reduced price category that Rand Paul of Kentucky insisted on including in the Senate version. The agreeme...
Newhouse: Ag Labor Issue On Pause In Senate
Newhouse: Ag Labor Issue On Pause In Senate
As lawmakers start a new year in Washington D.C., one of the biggest questions the farming community is hoping to see addressed revolves around Ag labor and immigration reform. Dan Newhouse, coauthor of the Farm Workforce Modernization Act, said despite passing the House, the legislation has stalled in the Senate, primarily because President Biden’s Build Back Better contains some provisions to a
Halstrom: Ocean Shipping Reform Act Great News For Beef Exporters
Halstrom: Ocean Shipping Reform Act Great News For Beef Exporters
The U.S. Meat Export Federation is applauding the House of Representatives after passing the Ocean Shipping Reform Act, which looks to make it easier for American Ag products to find a ride to overseas destinations. While red meat exports are on a record pace this year, USMEF President and CEO Dan Halstrom said shipping delays and obstacles remain a major concern for exporters and their customers
House Democrats Says Infrastructure Bill Is Moving Forward
House Democrats Says Infrastructure Bill Is Moving Forward
The fate of a trillion-dollar Senate-passed infrastructure bill now rests on a commitment by House Democratic leaders to hold a late September vote, but still do so after a final budget package popular with progressives is ready. Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Rules Chairman Jim McGovern guaranteed their offer to Democratic moderates, to hold a vote on infrastructure, by a date certain ... Read M

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