Archive for August 2013

NAWG Weekly Update: Aug. 29, 2013

August 29, 2013

Editor’s Note: NAWG’s Washington offices will be closed Monday, Sept. 2, for Labor Day celebrations. We wish all of our readers a happy and safe holiday! Debt Ceiling Again Looming, Congress Gears Up for a Fight The Treasury Department told Congress this week that the federal government will hit its borrowing limit by mid-October, setting […]

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NAWG Weekly Update: Aug. 22, 2013

August 22, 2013

Farm Bill Update: Not Much Action on the Main Attraction Farm leaders are meeting with constituents back home during the August recess, occasionally offering their thoughts on the likely farm bill end game but few details on a firm path to completion for the vital legislation. Both House Agriculture Committee Chairman Frank Lucas (R-Okla.) and […]

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NAWG Weekly Update: Aug. 15, 2013

August 15, 2013

NAWG Weekly Update: Aug. 15, 2013

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NAWG Weekly Update: Aug. 8, 2013

August 8, 2013

Meet With Your Members Home for August Recess The dog days of summer are upon Washington, and Members of Congress have returned home to (hopefully) better weather and to meet with constituents. NAWG encourages all farmers to meet with their elected officials during this five-week summer period to deliver a simple message: farmers need a […]

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NAWG Weekly Update: Aug. 1, 2013

August 1, 2013

Congress Heads to Recess with No Formal Farm Bill Conference Plans Both chambers of Congress are set to adjourn tomorrow for the August recess with no formal plans for a farm bill conference during the break. Senate leaders have indicated their readiness to name conferees for the legislation, but House leaders have said they will […]

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