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Farm Bill Rejected by House

posted on June 21, 2013 at 4:52 PM

Farm Bill Rejected by House
The U.S. House of Representatives ended a marathon debate over the Farm Bill, as a $940 billion overhaul of agriculture and food assistance went down in defeat. Full Story

Ethanol Supporters Mark Anniversary

posted on March 15, 2013 at 4:57 PM

Ethanol Supporters Mark Anniversary
Ethanol enthusiasts celebrated this week. But the reason for the milestone was not welcomed by all. The American Coalition for Ethanol held what it called a birthday party in Washington, D.C., complete with a cake. Full Story

Vilsack Defends Sequester Actions

posted on March 8, 2013 at 5:29 PM

Vilsack Defends Sequester Actions
Speaking before the House Committee on Agriculture this week, USDA chief Tom Vilsack was scheduled to address the state of the rural economy. But the sequester’s across-the-board cuts quickly dominated the testimony. Several USDA programs could... Full Story

Senators Advise Against Paying MF Global Bonuses

posted on March 16, 2012 at 6:12 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senators are telling the trustee overseeing MF Global that it would be outrageous to pay bonuses to top executives of the collapsed brokerage firm that was led by former New Jersey Gov. Jon Corzine. They say it would be... Full Story

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