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Mon Nov 18, 2013 06:02 AM CST

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Ryan Backs Away from December Deadline for Congressional Budget Resolution

Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., the chairman of the House Budget Committee and of the House-Senate budget conference committee now says that the panel's Dec. 13 target deadline is non-binding. This is a recognition of the reality of the situation because reports from the conference committee are that little, if any, progress has been made on developing a budget blueprint that is acceptable to both chambers.

If negotiators can draft such a ...

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  • Senior Partners - 1 Think how rural communities could rejuvenate if farmland rents stayed local rather than flowing t...
  • $3 Corn Subdues Bids March auctions show cash rent shocks could mount in 2016.
  • Nutrients Ruling A federal appeals court Tuesday ruled that a lower court could not order EPA to make a decision o...
  • West, Texas: 2 Years Later - 1 Two years after the ammonium nitrate explosion at West Fertilizer Co. in West, Texas, state offic...
  • West, Texas: 2 Years Later - 2 While federal and state governments did not mandate more regulations when it comes to storing fer...
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