Newhouse: We Continue To Work To Include Ag In Future Stimulus Bills

It’s expected that Congress will take up the issue of another round of COVID-19 stimulus assistance later this month, but will agriculture receive any assistance? Discussions around another round of assistance look at the most urgent needs across the country, what some have called a “skinny bill”, which at this point does not appear to […]

Newhouse: Reopening American Economy Best Way To Help Farmers

Commodities across the country are hurting because of the coronavirus pandemic. And while the federal government is prepared to spend billions to help farmers and producers through this unprecedented time, many are concerned it won’t be enough. Central Washington Representative Dan Newhouse recently said the biggest question that will determine the health of the Ag […]

Top Democrat Attempting to Block Trade Aid

House Appropriations Committee Chair Nita Lowey of New York is proposing to block a White House request regarding its farm trade aid program.  A Washington Post review of the draft legislation says it would potentially mean trouble for President Trump’s ability to direct aid payments to thousands of American farmers.  A key Republican lawmaker says […]