Archive for January 2015

NAWG Weekly Update January 29, 2015

January 30, 2015

Rep. Robert Gibbs Awarded Wheat Leader of the Year Award Ohio Representative Robert “Bob” Gibbs was selected for the 2014 Wheat Leader of the Year Award by the NAWG at the annual Wheat Industry Winter Conference in Washington, D.C. NAWG president, Paul Penner, a farmer from Kansas, presented Rep. Gibbs the award Wednesday morning in […]

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Rep. Bob Gibbs Named Wheat Leader of the Year

January 28, 2015

U.S. House of Representative from Ohio Robert “Bob” Gibbs was selected as the 2014 Wheat Leader of the Year Award by the National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) at the annual Wheat Industry Winter Conference in Washington, D.C. NAWG President Paul Penner, a farmer from Kansas, presented Representative Gibbs the award this morning in Rep. […]

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NAWG Weekly Update January 22, 2015

January 22, 2015

President’s State of the Union Address Focuses on Trade President Obama gave his sixth State of the Union speech to congress this week. The President briefly paid homage to his home state of Illinois for its “rich farmland”, although agriculture was not a central theme, and he proceeded to touch on a few issues relevant […]

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NAWG Weekly Update January 15, 2015

January 15, 2015

House Passes Regulatory Reform Bill On Tuesday, the House of Representatives approved H.R. 185, the Regulatory Accountability Act of 2015. The legislation is first in what is expected to be a year of congressional activity addressing regulatory burdens. H.R. 185 requires that government agencies select the least costly option when developing a regulation. The bill sponsor […]

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NAWG Weekly Update: January 8, 2015

January 8, 2015

New Congress Begins On Tuesday, the 114th Congress was sworn in on Capitol Hill, beginning the new session. Both the House and Senate Agriculture Committees see new leadership in Chairmans Conaway (R-TX) and Roberts (R-KS), the Senate, now with republican majority, will have a new Majority Leader in McConnell (R-KY) and Speaker Boehner (R-OH) will […]

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