Republicans solidified their hold on the Senate, ensuring that President Donald Trump can continue reshaping the judiciary over the next two years, but Democrats ended the GOP’s eight-year hold on the House.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 3, 2017 - The House GOP tax bill’s new rules for partnerships and other “pass-through” small businesses, together with new requirements for paying self-employment taxes, could significantly offset some of the legislation’s benefit to farms, experts say.
WASHINGTON, July 30, 2017 - The House Agriculture Committee goes on the road this week to hold a trio of listening sessions as lawmakers prepare to write a new farm bill later this year or early in 2018.
WASHINGTON, July 26, 2017 - The Senate and House are moving fiscal 2018 appropriations bills for the Agriculture Department and Food and Drug Administration that could make it easier to write a farm bill while pushing the Trump administration to curb regulations on a number of nutrition issues.
WASHINGTON, July 19, 2017 - House Republicans are looking to push through a 10-year budget blueprint that would pave the way for tax reform, but the plan potentially complicates the path to passing a new farm bill.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 26, 2017 - President Trump will lay out his agenda for the country to a joint session of Congress on Tuesday, while the House Agriculture Committee launches a series of hearings as it prepares to write a new farm bill.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 22, 2017 - President Donald Trump moves ahead with filling out his new administration after taking early action to stall some of Barack Obama's last-minute regulations. Congressional Republicans, meanwhile, will head to a retreat this week to discuss how to replace the Affordable Care Act.