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    U.S. Senate Repeals Biden’s WOTUS Rule

    U.S. Senate members voted this week to repeal the Biden administration’s expansion of how the federal government defines and regulates a wetland. […]

    March 31, 2023
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    Crop Insurance Conversations Shape 2023 Farm Bill

    The 2023 Farm Bill faces a unique challenge not seen in several past creations of the legislation. Unseasoned congressional representatives require education […]

    February 15, 2023
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    Crop Insurance Earns Senate Praise

    Crop insurance has earned the trust of America’s farmers, and lastThursday, it earned the praise of the Senate Agriculture Committee. A bipartisan […]

    February 13, 2023
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    Farm Groups Urge Congress to Protect Crop Insurance from Budget Cuts

    A total of 60 farmer and agribusiness groups have penned a letter to congress urging for the protection of crop insurance from […]

    February 1, 2023
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    Rocky Start to Congressional Session Could Help Farm Bill Timeline

    The 118th Congress opened for the first time earlier this month, kicking off with a rather bumpy start as Republicans scrambled on […]

    January 25, 2023
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    Keep an Eye on These 4 Policy Changes in 2023

    This year, critical policy decisions will be made on Capitol Hill directly impacting farmer profitability, according to ProFarmer analyst Jim Wiesemeyer’s crystal […]

    January 6, 2023
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    Biden Signs Legislation to Halt Rail Strike Threat

    President Biden signed legislation that prevents railroad workers from going on strike, just in time for the December 9 deadline that would […]

    December 5, 2022
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    Congress Moves to Stop Rail Strike

    Congress moved Wednesday to avert a national rail strike. In a bipartisan move, lawmakers answered President Biden’s call to action to prevent […]

    December 1, 2022
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    Rail Strike Threat Looms as Unions Clash on Latest Agreement

    Two of the largest railway unions were at odds when voting on a key labor pact this week, negating efforts from the […]

    November 23, 2022
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    Rail Strike Looming Again as Union Rejects Agreement

    A rail worker union has rejected the temporary agreement brokered last month by President Biden. The Brotherhood of Maintenance Way Employees is […]

    October 13, 2022