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WASHINGTON, April 11, 2013- President Barack Obama's nominee for Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator, Gina McCarthy, discussed the EPA's deteriorating relationship with agriculture during her
WASHINGTON, April 11, 2013 - Implementation of legislation (S. 601) that would authorize funding to modernize the nation's locks and dams, assist with flood protection and restore key environmental areas would cost
WASHINGTON, April 11, 2013 - The administration released a fiscal year 2014 budget proposal Wednesday that includes a mostly flat $22.6 billion in discretionary funding to the Agriculture Department and would eliminate
Congressman Steve King is an outspoken conservative member of the House Agriculture Committee. In this week's Open Mic, the Iowa Republican shares his observations about the farm bill that the committee wrote last week. King put through an egg amendment that may keep states from imposing standards that restrict commerce with other states. He also wants to cut the cost of SNAP and reduce other expenditures as well. King,
who is in line to be chairman when the next farm bill comes up in 2018, also discusses how committee membership has changed.