WASHINGTON, March 1, 2017 - The EPA will write a new definition of “waters of the United States” that is less expansive than the Obama administration’s rule that the agency is withdrawing, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt said today in an exclusive interview.
WASHINGTON, Mar. 1, 2017 - President Trump used his first speech to Congress last night to outline an ambitious agenda that includes $1 trillion in infrastructure spending as well as tax cuts and health care and immigration reform.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 28, 2016 – President Donald Trump today issued an executive order directing the EPA and Army Corps of Engineers to reconsider their controversial Waters of the U.S. rule and narrowly interpret their jurisdiction under the Clean Water Act.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 27, 2017 - New EPA administrator Scott Pruitt has only been on the job a few days, but he’s already making big plans for changes at the agency he sued 14 times as former attorney general of Oklahoma.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 23, 2017 - USDA’s 93rd annual Agricultural Outlook Forum kicks off today outside the nation’s capital. House Agriculture Chairman Mike Conaway will keynote the morning session, and the crowd will also hear from President Trump’s nominee for ambassador to China, Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 22, 2017 - Iowa farmers challenging construction of the Dakota Access crude oil pipeline on their land will appeal to the Supreme Court after a Polk County district judge upheld the Iowa Utilities Board’s approval of the decision.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 22, 2017 - Tax reform is one of the two highest priorities for Republicans in Congress this year along with replacing Obamacare, but GOP lawmakers are struggling to make progress on either.