Plaskett, Agriculture conference committee reach Farm Bill deal

After a year of battling rising costs stemming from tariffs implemented by the Trump administration to hundreds of dairy farmers losing their contracts with their processors, there is finally some good news for farmers. Federal lawmakers late Thursday agreed in principle on a new farm bill nearly two months after the previous version expired. The […]

Plaskett pushes for more rural broadband internet funding in Farm Bill

It’s been nearly one month since the Farm Bill expired. Right now, talks to pass a new one remains at a standstill during the campaign. Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett (D-V.I.) is one of the 56 members of the House and Senate Conference Committee that will pick up negotiations when congress resumes Nov. 13, what’s considered as […]