The House has released an expected one-year extension of farm-related programs, in a bill which would also deliver needed relief to drought-stricken farmers in the Midwest. But the plan is imperiled by the continuation of direct payments to farmers, which members of both parties oppose.
After Republicans in the House finally agreed to an extension of the payroll tax cut that will ensure 160 million Americans continue to receive needed tax relief, DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz released the following statement: ... Read Post
The House will take up its standalone disaster relief bill today, which will serve as a talking point in rural Republican districts as "action" being taken to respond to the historic drought plaguing the country. The House waited un... Read Post