White House objects to USDA-FDA funding levels and riders

The USDA-FDA appropriations bill awaiting a vote in the Senate “short-changes food safety needs” and “under-funds efforts to address the challenge of child poverty” while carrying harmful “ideological provisions,” said the White House budget office. In a letter to Appropriations chairman Thad Cochran, the administration said the Senate bill was $1 billion below the White… » Read More

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