Washington Insider--Tuesday
Tue Aug 27, 2013 06:06 AM CDT

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

Boehner's Plan to Avoid Government Shutdown

House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, says the chamber will consider a short-term funding resolution that maintains sequestration cuts when lawmakers return from recess in September. Speaking last week on a conference call with Republican members, Boehner said the continuing resolution would avert a government shutdown after Sept. 30, the end of the current fiscal year.

There is no word on how much time Boehner intends the short-term resolution to cover, but some Capitol Hill sources ...

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