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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

White House Warns Of Food Safety Cuts

posted on February 15, 2013 at 2:04 PM

Department of Agriculture inspectors could be furloughed for up to 15 days, meaning meatpacking plants would have to intermittently shut down and there could be less meat in grocery stores. Full Story

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