The Biden administration is voicing dissatisfaction with two House spending bills teed up for action this week, criticizing drastic budget cuts and legislative riders targeting the administration’s diversity, equity and inclusion efforts.
The Biden administration has informed federal courts that have enjoined its “waters of the U.S.” rule that it has revised that rule to conform with the Supreme Court’s Sackett decision, allowing litigation to move forward.
President Joe Biden has come out against a House Republican funding measure that would fund USDA and FDA, arguing the bill goes beyond an agreement to cut spending reached earlier this year with House Speaker Kevin McCarthy.
The Agriculture Department is partnering with 31 state attorneys general to look more closely into anticompetitive practices in the food and agriculture sectors as part of a broader White House initiative to promote marketplace competition.
Chairs of four Senate committees are calling on the Biden administration to quickly implement new exemptions from SNAP work requirements for veterans, people who are homeless, and young adults who are aging out of the foster care system.