AG POLICY NEWS
Washington Insider -- Monday
Mon Jun 24, 2013 06:21 AM CDT

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

USDA Spending Bills in Both Chambers May Be Heading to Floor Votes

For the first time since 2006, the Appropriations committees in both houses of Congress have approved their respective spending bills for USDA and related agencies before the first of July. The first question now becomes whether the measures will make it to floor votes this summer. Because of continuing budgetary disagreements between majority House Republicans and majority Senate Democrats, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., has yet to commit ...

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