Infrastructure bill, budget reconciliation cut short Congress’ August recess

August 26, 2021

Work on the bipartisan infrastructure bill and the budget reconciliation process have cut short Congress’ traditional August recess. Both bills passed the Senate earlier this month and are being considered in the House. These two …

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Food labeling language in appropriations

July 8, 2021

The House Committee on Appropriations approved its Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Fiscal Year 2022 budget. The budget outlines a wide array of discretionary spending priorities that total around $26.55 …

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President’s budget boosts FDA

June 3, 2021

The President’s fiscal year 2022 budget request would increase spending on food safety at the Food and Drug Administration by $134.3 million to a total of $1.6 billion. A significant portion of the FDA budget …

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President’s budget re-prioritizes ag funding

June 3, 2021

After a lengthy delay, President Biden released the details of the administration’s F.Y. 2022 budget request. The $6 trillion budget complements the investments proposed through the American Jobs Plan and the American Families Plan. Significant …

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Senate EPW hearing, EPA budget

May 6, 2021

On April 28, the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW) held a hearing to discuss the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) discretionary funding request for Fiscal Year 2022. The discussion primarily focused on …

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