House Republicans remain unable to agree on a continuing resolution to keep the government funded in October. Meanwhile, senators left town Thursday still unable to get agreement on bringing up a three-bill spending package that includes its version of the USDA-FDA bill.
A federal judge has declined to set aside the Biden administration’s H-2A rule issued last year, rejecting a request for a preliminary injunction sought by the National Council of Agricultural Employers.
In this opinion piece, Missouri farmer Blake Hurst shares the challenges of trying to find and retain qualified workers and why he's now trying to navigate the complex process of bringing temporary workers to his farm.
Congress kicks off its lame duck session this week with control of the House for the next two years still undecided, and GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy still trying to shore up votes to be speaker, if Republicans take over the chamber.
The Labor Department on Thursday issued new regulations for employing H-2A workers that tighten standards for housing and meals while clarifying that agricultural associations can be held liable for rules violations by individual farmers.