Agriculture (February 2013)

Congress should pass a cost-saving farm bill

What piece of legislation would have saved taxpayers $35 billion, eliminated old and duplicative government programs, closed wasteful loopholes and provided regulatory relief for small businesses while giving certainty to an economic sector that has managed to be successful in the midst of economic darkness?   

Pass a five-year farm bill in 2013

Congress faces no shortage of challenges in the next few months, and plenty of urgent items are on the agenda. One issue that cannot be forgotten is the farm bill.