FarmPolicy

August 20, 2018

Budget; Farm Bill; Ag Economy; Trade; and MF Global

President Obama’s Budget and Agriculture- Payroll Tax- Transportation

Jared A. Favole and Damian Paletta reported in Saturday’s Wall Street Journal that, “President Barack Obama on Monday will propose a multi-trillion-dollar U.S. government budget that seeks to spur job creation and impose higher taxes on the rich to help reduce the deficit, laying down a clear election-year marker of his priorities.”

The Journal article pointed out that, “The budget calls for new spending limits on agriculture subsidies and moving to five-day-a-week postal delivery, among other things.”

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