FarmPolicy

December 9, 2019

Biofuels- Tax Issues; Farm Bill; Food Safety; Animal Agriculture; and Climate

Tax Issues: Political Background

Carrie Budoff Brown and Jonathan Allen reported last night at Politico that, “A wave of new Democratic support Wednesday signaled that President Barack Obama’s deal to renew the Bush tax cuts would make it through Congress, as long as most Republicans lined up behind it as expected.

“With Democrats in both chambers still angry about parts of the package, the administration scrambled to allay concerns and build momentum for the unusual deal with congressional Republicans reached this week. By the end of the day, the measure looked increasingly likely to pass, as Democrats stepped forward one by one to back it.”

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