Walden, Meeks urge USDA to allow fresh, white potatoes to qualify for nutritional program
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U.S. Reps. Greg Walden (R-Ore.) and Gregory W. Meeks (D-N.Y.) today announced a bipartisan effort calling on U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack to reverse his department's decision to ban fresh, white potatoes from the Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) supplemental nutrition program.
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Rep. Sam Graves, MO-6
Our guest this week is Missouri 6th District Representative Sam Graves. As chair of the House Small Business Committee and member of the Transportation Committee, Graves is anxious for a long term resolution to finding resources for the Highway Trust Fund. He has introduced legislation to reign in EPA regulations on farms and small businesses. Graves wants a solution to the nation's immigration policy, but says the administration should do more to enforce the country's existing immigration policy.
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