Washington DC Update

On Thursday, the Senate passed a Continuing Resolution on a vote of 65-35.  The continuing resolution will maintain spending at current levels while allowing Congress until Dec 3 to work out an agreement on a broader spending package or enact another Continuing Resolution.  An earlier attempt to pass a Continuing Read more…

Washington, DC Update

Continuing Resolution  On Tuesday, the House approved a continuing resolution, on a 220-211 party-line vote, that would extend government funding through December 3 and prevent a government shutdown. The bill also includes a provision to temporarily extend the public debt limit through December 16, 2022, after mid-term elections.  In addition Read more…

Washington DC Update

On Monday the House Agriculture Committee approved their approximately $90 billion agriculture-related portion of the $3.5 trillion reconciliation package.  The agriculture package will be part of President Biden’s Build Back Better plan and was approved on a partisan vote of 27-24.  The legislation was approved despite missing approximately $28 billion Read more…