Mikulski: Senate CR to Include Agriculture Spending Bill

March 7, 2013 09:12 AM

Via a special arrangement with Informa Economics, Inc.

NOTE: This column is copyrighted material, therefore reproduction or retransmission is prohibited under U.S. copyright laws.

If included in final CR, would be way to deal with thorny sequester issues.

Senate Appropriations Chairwoman Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.) today said Democrats will seek to add three separate appropriations bills, including Agriculture, to the continuing resolution (HR 933) passed by the House. Mikulski said the Homeland Security and Commerce, Justice and Science bills also would be included.

The three spending measures are the least controversial and any inclusion in the CR would provide agencies greater flexibility to cope with budget cuts under sequester -- including dealing with the sensitive issue of meat inspectors. 

Back to news


Spell Check

No comments have been posted to this News Article

Corn College TV Education Series


Get nearly 8 hours of educational video with Farm Journal's top agronomists. Produced in the field and neatly organized by topic, from spring prep to post-harvest. Order now!


Market Data provided by QTInfo.com
Brought to you by Beyer