posted on October 29, 2010 at 3:10 PM
Much of the anti-incumbent sentiment targets controversial policy reforms, corporate bailouts and high unemployment.
posted on January 29, 2010 at 11:01 AM
MIAMI -- The Farmworker Association of Florida and other advocates are asking Gov Charlie Crist to help thousands of workers who lost wages after this month's nearly two-week cold snap.
posted on December 18, 2009 at 6:12 PM
The rhetoric heats up at the Copenhagen Climate Change Conference. USDA announces help -- in the form of millions of dollars -- is on its way to beleaguered dairy producers. And from the parlor to the plant, rural Americans capitalize on an...
posted on October 9, 2009 at 3:10 PM
BATH, S.D. (AP) -- The struggling U.S. dairy industry must be restructured to avoid cycles of boom and bust, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said Monday, less than a week after Congress announced a $350 million dairy bailout.
posted on September 4, 2009 at 8:09 PM
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has found more room in his budget for pork -- the four-legged kind.
posted on August 21, 2009 at 8:08 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - The pork industry's trade group has asked the U.S. Department of Agriculture for $250 million in assistance to buy up pork and give the industry money to help fight swine flu.
posted on March 20, 2009 at 8:03 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Treasury Department will pump up to $5 billion in financing into troubled auto parts suppliers to prevent an auto industry collapse that could undermine the government's work to restructure General Motors and Chrysler.
posted on October 17, 2008 at 8:10 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- It's an attention-grabbing claim: Americans each year are sending $700 billion to unfriendly countries for oil, as much as the entire cost of the Wall Street bailout plan.
posted on October 3, 2008 at 8:10 PM
Congress wrapped up a tumultuous week Friday approving a $700 billion financial industry bailout, but only after lawmakers included more than $110 billion in tax breaks for businesses and the middle class.
posted on September 26, 2008 at 8:09 PM
While investors remain focused on the uncertainty of a proposed $700 billion financial bailout, there were more signs this week that the U.S economy is in trouble.
posted on March 26, 2004 at 8:03 PM
At the beginning of the week, Canada's Prime Minister announced a $746 (M) million dollar bailout to Canadian beef producers adversely affected by the mad cow crisis. Funding will be delivered as a direct payment of up to $60 per head of cattle in...
posted on August 3, 2001 at 8:08 PM
It was business as usual in Washington this week, where Democrats and Republicans appear to be as divided as ever on America's Agricultural Policy.