FarmPolicy

July 30, 2014

Budget Issues; Biofuels; Farm Bill; Regulations; Trade; and Political Notes

Budget Issues

Robert Pear reported in yesterday’s New York Times that, “When Congress handily passed a bill to set payroll tax rates, jobless benefits and Medicare doctors’ fees for the next two months, it seemed to end an epic political struggle between President Obama and Republicans on Capitol Hill. In fact, that was just the beginning.

Every issue in dispute remains unresolved, waiting to be addressed when Congress returns next month for an election-year session in which agreements could be even more elusive.”

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