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Experts warn that if Congress fails to wrap up its work on the highway bill by the August recess, road projects across the country could be majorly disrupted.

 

    Congress moves highway spending bill forward

    July 22, 2014—This week the Senate is expected to hold a series of votes on different proposals to maintain funding for the Highway Trust Fund, which provides reimbursement to states for road and bridge construction, transit infrastructure and operations, and safety programs. The authority to spend money out of the Highway Trust Fund expires on Sept. 30. Read More

    House passes tax extender bills

    July 22, 2014—The House recently passed a series of Farm Bureau-supported bills that extend tax provisions that expired at the end of 2013, including those related to bonus depreciation, food donations and conservation easements. Read More

    Farm Bureau decodes water rule proposal, asks EPA to rescind

    July 17, 2014—The American Farm Bureau Federation last night released to Congress a comprehensive document that responds, point by point, to numerous inaccurate and misleading comments made about EPA’s latest clean water rule. Read More


     

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