FarmPolicy

September 20, 2019

Farm Bill; Ag Economy; Regulations; Trade; and Biofuels

Farm Bill: Budget Background- Supercommittee; Appropriations

Manu Raju reported on Friday at Politico that, “The new supercommittee is facing growing pressure to seek even deeper budget cuts — potentially making its task even more unrealistic.

“President Barack Obama wants the costs of his $450-billion jobs plan to be offset by the powerful deficit-cutting committee, and now a bipartisan group of senators is considering pushing for trillions more in budget savings. That’s on top of the $1.5 trillion goal laid out by last month’s law to raise the national debt ceiling.”

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