AG POLICY NEWS
Washington Insider
Wed Jul 16, 2014 11:32 AM CDT

Here's a quick monitor of Washington farm and trade policy issues from DTN's well-placed observer.

HOUSE BILL WOULD INCREASE POWER OF LEGISLATIVE BRANCH

A bill introduced in the House would require Congress to approve any rules proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency that would have a significant effect on the U.S. economy. The legislation, introduced by House Small Business Committee Chairman Sam Graves, R-Mo., is titled "The Stop the EPA Act of 2014."

In addition to requiring any new rules to be reviewed by Congress before they could take effect, the Graves measure also would require ...

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  • Canadian Dairy Conundrum Coping with Canada's dairy industry import tariffs and supply controls remains one of the stickin...
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