FarmPolicy

November 14, 2018

Farm Bill; Ag Economy; Regulations; Climate; 1099 Vote; and Trade

Farm Bill: Background- Budget and Spending Issues

Mike Lillis reported yesterday at The Hill Online that, “House Democratic leaders on Wednesday urged Congress to ramp up spending on research and infrastructure projects for the sake of job creation, while also vowing ‘a laser-like focus’ on deficit reduction.

“The message echoes that delivered by President Obama in last month’s State of the Union address, but sets Democrats on a collision course with Republican leaders, who say increases in federal spending will drown out investment and job creation in the private sector.”

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