Washington DC Update

On Monday, 10th August, the Senate amended and passed HR 3684, the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) by a vote of 69-30.  The HR 3684, as amended, provides $1.2 trillion infrastructure funding ($548B in new spending) to rebuild roads and bridges, modernize public works systems and boost broadband internet, Read more…

Volume 18, Issue 29

July 30, 2021 In This Issue: Confirmed Sales to Iraq Bring Good News as 2021 Harvest Starts Up USRPA’s Promotional Work in El Salvador is Recognized Nationwide with Broadcasted Cooking Competition USRPA’s Digital Marketing Campaign in El Salvador Targets Younger, Health Conscious Audience USRPA’s Virtual Cooking Classes Continue in Guatemala Read more…

Volume 18, Issue 28

July 24, 2021 In This Issue: Comprehensive Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership Concerns Mexico & U.S. Rice Industries US Rice Producers Association Selects New Leadership Rice Market Update Washington DC Update Whitley Named Administrator of USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service