Leadership, Farm Bill – November 27, 2018

An Aggie moves up in leadership

An Aggie tries to move up in House Democratic leadership Illinois Rep. Cheri Bustos says she knows, from first-hand experience prevailing in a Trump district, how the party can protect its newly won majority in the 2020 elections. Bustos, the only midwesterner in party leadership, is one of four candidates… Continue reading

Forest Fires, Tax Cuts – November 21, 2018

Interior secretary says local land management can prevent forest fires

Fighting fires, or shifting public lands from federal control? Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue, in a press briefing Tuesday on California‚Äôs raging forest fires, called for more management of federal forest lands to be shifted to local authorities, arguing that this would help prevent fires. As… Continue reading