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Washington Insider
Fri Jul 26, 2013 07:19 PM 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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  • Year-Round Cow Kelly Smith believes fetal programming through good nutrition for dams yields better steers and h...
  • Russ' Vintage Iron DTN staff reporter Russ Quinn takes a look at farm life nearly a century ago.
  • Cash Will Be King Years of $6-and-up corn couldn't last forever. Some proactive grain farmers are bolstering their ...
  • CWA Rule Pressure The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has asked the federal EPA to withdraw the...
  • COOL Appeal Likely in 2015 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said the U.S. might not file an appeal of the country-of-origin...
  • Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl Readers ask if they can offset futures losses against cattle income, roll hedges forward tax-free...
  • Ranch Hands Two families take different approaches to building income from trail rides, roundups and real-lif...
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