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November 17, 2019

Farm Bill; Biotech Forum; EPA Issues; and Bio Loans

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Farm Bill: Political Notes- Budget and Spending

David M. Herszenhorn reported in today’s New York Times that, “House Republican leaders confronted pressure from conservatives on Thursday to take more aggressive steps to cut federal spending, with a large group of lawmakers calling for outlays to be slashed by $2.5 trillion over the next decade, far more than the party has sought so far.

The proposal, from the Republican Study Committee, a conservative bloc that counts more than two-thirds of House Republicans as members, calls for immediate reductions of at least $100 billion, compared with cuts in the current fiscal year of up to $80 billion being sought by party leaders.”

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