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House Appropriations Bill Largely Rejects President’s Proposed Cuts to Agriculture Programs

June 29, 2017

“Dead on arrival” is what many in Congress called the President’s fiscal year (FY) 2018 budget request – which included a discretionary funding cut of 21 percent ($47 billion over 10 years) to the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) – when it was released earlier this year. This week’s FY 2018 funding bill from the House […]

House Funding Bill Falls Short for Sustainable Agriculture

April 14, 2016

On Wednesday, April 13, the House Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee passed its funding bill for fiscal