House Ag to mark up spending bill

September 9, 2021

The House Agriculture Committee will consider its portion of Democrats’ $3.5 trillion budget reconciliation package this Friday. The budget resolution instructs the Agriculture Committee to add $89.1 billion in spending over the years 2022-2030. The …

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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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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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UEP joins other agriculture groups on tax letter

May 20, 2021

Last week, UEP joined several agricultural groups in sending a letter to Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy. The letter outlines the …

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President Biden’s American Jobs Plan

April 8, 2021

Last week, President Biden released the details behind the American Jobs Plan. The $2 trillion plan includes providing 100% broadband coverage, rebuilding roads and water systems, and encouraging the agricultural sector to lead the shift …

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