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#1 President Donald Trump Monday announced new tariffs on Brazil and Argentina, citing harm to U.S. farmers. Trump says the tariffs on steel from Brazil and Argentina are in response to the “devaluation of their currencies.” Speaking to reporters on the White House lawn, President Trump stated, “Our steel companies will be very happy, and our farmers will be very happy.”
The Farm Workforce Modernization Act has the support of hundreds of agriculture groups but many, like the American Farm Bureau, say they'd like to see certain provisions changed.
Some of those issues may be addressed with a different piece of legislation. RFD-TV'S Corryn La Rue reports from Washington.
I have worked in agriculture for over thirty years. At the age of fifteen, I worked loading produce during the harvest season at the Pompano farmers market in South Florida. I went on to veterinary school and after graduation, I worked as a large animal vet in North Central Florida for 30 years.
Support for Ukraine has always been bipartisan. Russia seeks to undermine it and to divide Americans.
This article is signed by Rep. Michael McCaul (R., Texas), ranking member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and 18 other Republican members of the committee.
The shrinking 'Made in America' product
Before lawmakers leave for another recess, we are once again dealing with a September full of last-minute funding attempts and series of bills that seek to promote individual member priorities instead of attempting to solve some of the most pressing issues facing our government.
Federal officials continue to showcase the potential of the First Coast on exporting Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG).
Last week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., applauded the Federal Energy Regulatory Committees (FERC) for approving Eagle LNG exporting LNG out of Jacksonville.
I have worked in agriculture for over 30 years. At the age of 15, I worked loading produce during the harvest season at the Pompano farmers market in South Florida. I went on to veterinary school and after graduation, I worked as a large animal veterinarian in north central Florida for 30 years.
Can Congress really take up immigration legislation so close to an election year? It seems doubtful, but if it is possible it may be that a targeted approach to H-2A reform would be the vehicle.
Rep. Ted Yoho, R-Fla., spoke on the floor of Congress Sept. 19 about the need to reform the H-2A program. Here are his remarks about his proposed H-2A legislation :