“Uncharted Waters”: What McCarthy Ouster Means for Agriculture

Will Jordan General

by Will Jordan The U.S. Congress voted late afternoon, Tuesday, October 3rd to vacate the Office of the Speaker. The vote received 216 yay and 210 nay votes, ousting Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) from his leadership role as Speaker of the House. This vote followed the stop-gap funding bill he pushed through by McCarthy, to prevent a government shutdown, the …

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House Will Take Up Farm Bill This Week

Dan Farm Bill, Industry News Release, Legislative

Kevin McCarthy, majority leader of the U.S. House of Representatives, says Congress will take up the farm bill debate sometime within the week. The House schedule has the week’s session running from Tuesday through Friday. The House Rules Committee has issued a notice that it expects to “grant a rule that may provide a structured amendment process for floor consideration …