Here's a quick monitor of Washington farm and trade policy issues from DTN's well-placed observer.
Senate Likely to Repeal Jackson-Vanik Application to Russia
The Senate is expected this week to take up floor consideration of legislation that would repeal application of the U.S. Jackson-Vanik amendment to Russia and Moldova and approve sanctions provisions -- asset freezes and visa denials -- targeting those who abuse human rights in Russia. The legislation already has passed the House.
Hill sources indicate that Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., wants to take up the Russia trade bill following action on the ...