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August 20, 2018

Farm Bill and Policy Issues; Regulations; and MF Global

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Farm Bill: Budget, and Policy Issues

David Rogers reported yesterday at Politico that, “Republicans pushed toward House passage on Thursday of their new budget plan after crushing a bipartisan alternative Wednesday night and smoothing out internal GOP differences over the handling for future funding for disasters.

“Prodded by party leaders, the Budget Committee backtracked from its earlier demands that all such emergency assistance be fully offset within the strict spending caps set in the resolution.”

Pete Kasperowicz reported yesterday at The Hill’s Floor Action Blog that, “The House meets Thursday at 9 a.m., and after taking up a few last alternatives, members will approve the budget resolution offered by House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-Wis.).

“Members rejected three budget alternatives on Wednesday night — that included the 0-414 drubbing of a plan based on the Obama administration’s budget plan.”

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