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Washington Insider -- Thursday
Thu Mar 21, 2013 06:06 AM CDT

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

House Republicans Still Asking How Sequestration Will Affect Federal Spending

Republicans members of a House Oversight subcommittee this week asked administration witnesses for more information about how the executive branch intends to implement across-the-board spending cuts required under sequestration. Those cuts became effective March 1, but most have not yet been felt by the public.

Witnesses explained to the panel members that spending cuts under sequestration were designed to apply equally to all nonexempt agency accounts and that they therefore had ...

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