Archive for September 2013

NAWG Weekly Update: Sept. 26, 2013

September 26, 2013

Washington and the Nation Focus on Potential Government Shutdown The nation and the world are watching anxiously to see if Congress approves a continuance of federal spending after the government’s fiscal year ends on Monday, Sept. 30. Many agencies in Washington are preparing to shut down if a deal cannot be reached over the weekend. […]

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NAWG Weekly Update: Sept. 19, 2013

September 19, 2013

House Passes Nutrition-Only Bill, Hopefully Leading to Farm Bill Conference The House of Representatives approved a bill Thursday on a 217 to 210 vote to cut $40 billion from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), the program formerly known as food stamps, setting the stage for lawmakers to finally move to a farm bill conference. […]

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NAWG Weekly Update: Sept. 12, 2013

September 12, 2013

With Congress Back, Ag Looks to Uncertain Farm Bill End Game Members of Congress have arrived back in Washington, D.C., and are looking to tackle a long list of legislative priorities, including the long-pending farm bill. Here’s a review of where that vital legislation stands: House: The House is expected to take up a nutrition […]

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Photos – September 2013

September 9, 2013

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NAWG Weekly Update: Sept. 5, 2013

September 5, 2013

Congress Returning, But Hope for Farm Bill Fades With Rise of Syria Debate Both chambers of Congress will be back in session on Monday, but with just nine Congressional working days in September and a new issue – potential military action in Syria – added to the already exhaustive list of things to tackle, it’s […]

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