AG POLICY NEWS
Washington Insider -- Friday
Fri Jul 26, 2013 06:29 AM CDT

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

House Judiciary Committee Seeks to Limit Use of 'Sue and Settle' Rulemaking

The House Judiciary Committee this week approved two Republican-backed bills aimed at restraining the federal rulemaking apparatus, including one that seeks to end "sue and settle" litigation under which a private party sues a federal agency on the grounds that it has failed to meet a statutory requirement, prompting the agency to settle, rather than fight the charges, by moving forward with the rule.

Under proposal, sue-and-settle decrees would ...

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  • Betting on Shorter Beans Researchers at the University of Nebraska and Purdue University have pinpointed a gene that produ...
  • Super Food Silage has never gone out of fashion in Bath County, Kentucky, even when the lure of $6- to $8-pe...
  • Farmers Pivot Back After Storms The majority of center pivots damaged by severe weather earlier this summer in Nebraska are up an...
  • Pick Contingency Plans - 3 As crop prices and insurance coverage swoon, farmers may need to supplement incomes with federal ...
  • Weathering the Drought Parts of the panhandle and western Oklahoma are still considered as being in extreme or exception...
  • AFBF Appeal The American Farm Bureau Federation asked a federal appeals court to reverse a lower court's Sept...
  • Pick Contingency Plans - 2 Commodity payments are largely capped at $125,000 per person. People must also report under $900,...
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