WASHINGTON, DC — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) began accepting disaster assistance program applications on June 4 from agricultural producers who suffered livestock, honeybee, farm-raised fish and other losses due to natural disasters.
WASHINGTON, DC — Congressman John Faso (R-NY), Congressman Jim Renacci (R-OH), and Congressman Peter Welch (D-VT) have introduced legislation to improve efforts to educate seniors on opioid alternatives through the Medicare Part D program. The proposed legislation, HR 5685, is titled the “Medicare Opioid Safety Education Act of 2018.”
WASHINGTON, DC — While the 2018 Farm Bill appears to be bogged down by partisan differences, there are some changes occurring in the dairy world thanks to the recent passage of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 in Washington.
WASHINGTON, DC — A federal three-judge panel ruled on March 19 that it would not step into the redistricting process in Pennsylvania, and therefore the new map drawn by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, with a consultant, will be the map used in the state for the congressional election this fall.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Supreme Court on February 26 declined to overturn a lower court ruling that said the administration of President Donald Trump must keep the Deferred Action for Child Arrivals (DACA) program operational, at least for now.
WASHINGTON, DC — The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) on February 2 denied a motion for a stay regarding the redrawing of the Congressional District maps in Pennsylvania.
WASHINGTON, DC — In the aftermath of a decision by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court that congressional districts are unconstitutional because they are too gerrymandered, Republican lawmakers in Harrisburg have appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court to overrule the state court.
WASHINGTON, DC — As the U.S. Senate came to an agreement about re-opening the federal government on January 22, politicians issued statements giving their views of the situation.
WASHINGTON, DC — For better or worse, the controversial Tax Cuts and Jobs Act that has been pushed through Congress in recent weeks was given final passage by the House of Representatives on December 20, by a 224-201, mostly party-line vote. Donald Trump is expected to sign it into law in early January.
WASHINGTON, DC — Actor James Cromwell, who was arrested in 2015 for a sit-in protest of the Competitive Power Ventures (CPV) power plant and who later served two days in jail; and Pramilla Malick, who was arrested with him and also spent a couple of days behind bars, have once again tested the patience of the powers-that-be in the energy industr