FY 2021 Ag Appropriations Bill

July 9, 2020

This week, the House Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee approved a FY 2021 spending bill. Total discretionary funding in the legislation is $23.98 billion, an increase of $487 million above the FY 2020 enacted level. In total, …

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Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act

June 11, 2020

Last week, after the Senate passed by Unanimous Consent H.R. 7010, President Trump signed the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020. The PPP Flexibility Act will provide farms and businesses more flexibility in how …

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Additional COVID-19 legislation expected in late May

May 7, 2020

The next COVID-19 supplemental is expected to be released by the House as early as this week. Speaker Pelosi indicated that she would like the House to vote on the bill by May 15, but the …

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April 9, 2020

President Trump recently signed into law the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. The $2 trillion coronavirus relief package provides financial support for the nation’s families and working people, stabilizes the economy, provides …

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Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act

March 26, 2020

After several long days of negotiating, the Senate late last night reached final agreement on COVID Phase III stimulus legislation expected to be in the range of approximately $2 trillion over 10 years.  Further modifications …

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