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Items Tagged with 'House Appropriations Committee'

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Scientific research

Groups seek $50M for DARPA-like ag program

Nearly three dozen farm groups and university researchers are calling on House and Senate appropriators to fund the Agriculture Advanced Research and Development Authority (AgARDA), authorized in the 2018 Farm Bill but which has yet to receive any money.
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Perdue at House Ag Approps hearing 4-9-19

Perdue signals flexibility on SNAP, defends agency moves

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue suggested to lawmakers that his department could soften the definition of able-bodied adults who are subject to food stamp work requirements, but he declined to budge from a USDA reorganization plan to relocate two research agencies out of the nation's capital.
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USDA Building

Spending deal seeks data on USDA relocation plan

A House-Senate agreement on USDA’s fiscal 2019 budget includes non-binding language that raises concerns about the cost of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue’s plan to move the Economic Research Service and National Institute of Food and Agriculture out of the nation’s capital.
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