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Market to Market (December 19, 2014)

posted on December 19, 2014 at 7:21 PM

Market to Market (December 19, 2014)
Full Program: Hand out the cigars, President Obama normalizes relations with Cuba. A faith-based effort in the Heartland aims to ‘feed a man for a lifetime...’. Market analysis with Darin Newsom. Full Story

McConnell Wants to Stop Coal Rules

posted on December 19, 2014 at 11:48 AM

Incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., pledged on Wednesday to do all he can to stop President Barack Obama's coal plant regulations, saying a White House "crusade" has devastated his state's economy. Full Story

Market to Market (November 21, 2014)

posted on November 21, 2014 at 5:21 PM

Market to Market (November 21, 2014)
Full Program: President Obama sidesteps Congress to reform immigration policy on his own. A lame duck Senate puts up yet another roadblock for the Keystone XL Pipeline. We visit a contest where competitors don husking hooks for a battle of the bangboards. Market... Full Story

Obama Pushes Immigration Reform

posted on November 21, 2014 at 3:46 PM

Obama Pushes Immigration Reform
Ignoring furious Republicans, President Obama issued an executive order on immigration Thursday night, sparing nearly 5 million undocumented immigrants from deportation and focusing enforcement efforts on felons instead of families. Full Story

US and China Reach Milestone Agreement on Climate Change

posted on November 14, 2014 at 5:53 PM

US and China Reach Milestone Agreement on Climate Change
Putting differences aside this week, the United States and China, the world’s top two emitters of greenhouse gases, announced a groundbreaking deal to combat climate change. Full Story

President signs water projects bill worth $12 billion

posted on June 13, 2014 at 3:55 PM

President signs water projects bill worth $12 billion
Waterways across America will get a facelift after the stroke of Barack Obama’s pen. The president approved a $12.3 billion bill this week aimed at improving historic ports to enhancing flood control in the Corn Belt. Full Story

Market to Market (January 17, 2014)

posted on January 17, 2014 at 7:17 PM

Market to Market (January 17, 2014)
Full Program: One week after a toxic chemical spilled into a West Virginia river, thousands still are without water. Critics of genetically modified foods urge President Obama to fulfill a campaign promise made in 2007. America’s first legal sales of... Full Story

Renewable Fuels Advocates Respond to Associated Press Reports Criticizing Ethanol

posted on November 15, 2013 at 6:52 PM

Renewable Fuels Advocates Respond to Associated Press Reports Criticizing Ethanol
Washington responded to soaring gasoline prices by including a Renewable Fuels Standard, or RFS, in the 2005 Energy Bill. The RFS established an ethanol production mandate requiring 4 billion gallons of the renewable fuel be blended with gasoline... Full Story

Market to Market (June 21, 2013)...

posted on June 21, 2013 at 6:52 PM

Market to Market (June 21, 2013)...
Full Program: After lengthy debate, House lawmakers reject their version of the Farm Bill. Federal authorities crack down on employers of undocumented workers. And the president proposes a massive trade deal with the European Union. Market analysis with Mark Gold. Full Story

Largest Bilateral Trade Agreement in History Proposed

posted on June 21, 2013 at 4:51 PM

Largest Bilateral Trade Agreement in History Proposed
The largest bilateral trade agreement in history was proposed this week in Enniskillen, Ireland during the G-8 summit. U.S. and European Union members agreed to open negotiations on a broad trade deal that would slash tariffs and other barriers... Full Story

Lethal Tornadoes Devastate Oklahoma

posted on May 24, 2013 at 4:21 PM

Lethal Tornadoes Devastate Oklahoma
Moore, Oklahoma knows the destructive power of tornadoes all too well. The EF5 twister that demolished the Oklahoma City suburb Monday was the town’s fourth decimating touchdown since 1999. EF4 tornadoes ravaged the area in 2003 and 2010, while... Full Story

Budget Battle Continues

posted on March 22, 2013 at 4:07 PM

 Budget Battle Continues
With the prospect of a government shutdown looming, the Senate approved legislation Wednesday to secure $85 billion in less-than-favored spending cuts intended to rein-in excessive federal deficits. Reworking the across-the-board cuts,... 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

State Department Avoids XL Pipeline Green Light

posted on March 7, 2013 at 3:36 PM

State Department Avoids XL Pipeline Green Light
The U.S. State Department is the latest government agency to weigh-in on the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline. While federal officials had no major objections they fell short of giving a green-light to the project. While not recommending... Full Story

Sequester Squabbles Overtake Washington

posted on March 1, 2013 at 5:10 PM

Sequester Squabbles Overtake Washington
While both sides of the aisle lamented the spending reductions the full impact of the cuts likely will be felt later rather than sooner. Half of the $85 billion will come out of the defense budget. The remaining amount is slated to come from... Full Story
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