The Senate Finance Committee will hold a hearing Thursday to consider the nomination of Katherine Tai to be President Joe Biden’s U.S. Trade Representative and point person on the future of trade relations with China.
There are new signs of division on the Senate Agriculture Committee when it comes to climate change. The committee’s top Republican, John Boozman, told members of the National Cotton Council Thursday that funding to address climate change could come out of existing farm bill programs.
The USDA GIPSA proposal billed as bringing “clarity” to regulations enforcing the Packers and Stockyards Act is receiving opposition from some prominent government officials, including a commissioner of the Federal Trade Commission and eight state attorneys general.
WASHINGTON, April 4, 2017 – ChemChina’s $43 billion acquisition of Syngenta was approved Tuesday the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, on the condition that ChemChina divest three of its generic pesticides – chlorothalonil, paraquat and abamectin. Approval by the European Commission followed on Wednesday.