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Washington Insider
Thu Apr 18, 2013 03:47 PM CDT

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

HOUSE APPROPRIATIONS CHAIRMAN HAS LOW OPINION OF OBAMA'S BUDGET REQUEST

House Appropriations Committee Chairman Hal Rogers, R-Ky., says the budget request that President Obama sent to Capitol Hill last week will not be particularly helpful as the panel begins the task of trying to write the 12 annual spending bills this spring.

One complaint that has particular merit is that the White House was more than two months late in submitting its budget plan to Congress. The statutory deadline is the ...

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