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Farm Bill a Topic on the Campaign Trail

Dan Farm Bill, Industry News Release, Legislative

Vice President Mike Pence made several campaign stops last week, including locations in Kansas and Iowa. Going into the trip, a spokesman confirmed that the vice president would bring up the yet-to-be-finished farm bill during his speeches. The White House message is similar to that of the House Republicans: The unemployment rate is low and a lot of jobs are …

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Senators Perdue, Isakson Tour Hurricane Michael Devastation With Vice President Pence

Dan Georgia, Industry News Release

Senators Thank President Trump For Visiting Georgia Following President Donald Trump’s visit to Middle Georgia, U.S. Senators David Perdue (R-GA) and Johnny Isakson (R-GA) joined Vice President Mike Pence and Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue in Bainbridge, Moultrie, and Albany, Georgia to visit farmers and producers who have been devastated by Hurricane Michael. They were also joined by Georgia Governor Nathan …

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Pence and Perdue Attend Sunbelt Ag Expo

Dan Alabama, Georgia

It’s been a busy opening day of the 2018 Sunbelt Ag Expo in Moultrie, Georgia. Various folks from across the Southeast have been on hand, and that includes Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue. But he was joined by special guest, Vice President Mike Pence. The two were here in the Southeast touring some of the agricultural areas damaged by Hurricane …

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Republican Governors Meet VP About NAFTA

Dan Industry News Release, Trade

Four Republican Governors met with Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday to discuss their concerns about the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) negotiations. Reuters says the governor’s wanted to talk about their serious concerns regarding proposed changes to the agreement that they say could affect manufacturing and jobs in their states. The meetings included Governors Kim Reynolds of Iowa, …

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Pence Talks Trade in Japan

Dan Industry News Release, Trade

Vice President Mike Pence was in Tokyo on Tuesday, calling for “stronger and more balanced bilateral trade relationships” with countries like Japan and South Korea. A Washington Post article says his comments raise the prospect of trade talks with Japan as well as a look into the current agreement with South Korea. Japan and the U.S. seem to have different …