AG POLICY NEWS
Washington Insider -- Tuesday
Tue Apr 16, 2013 05:59 AM CDT

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

Obama Again Seeks Federal Spending Rescission Authority

Included in the budget request the president sent to Congress last week is a proposal that would grant him a way to repeal spending authority for individual budget items. There is some enthusiasm in Congress for granting such authority, but many observers believe that this call will fail, just as have identical proposals in the past.

In his fiscal 2014 budget, President Obama proposed the president be given expedited rescission authority, the power to ...

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