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Thursday, February 11, 2016

Today, the House Agriculture Committee will hold a hearing on how the “regulatory agenda” of the Environmental Protection Agency is destroying rural America.


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Thursday, February 11, 2016

This week, President Obama released a 2017 fiscal year budget proposal that would save taxpayers more than $18 billion and better protect America’s land and water.


Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Mars Inc., the multinational corporation that produces iconic candies such as M&Ms, Milky Way and Snickers, announced last week that it will phase out artificial colors from its products over the next five years.


Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Like most Americans, I have firsthand experience on how insurance is supposed to work. I’ve had auto insurance since the end of high school when I got the keys to my first car. And I’ve paid for health insurance since my first real job out of college. 

Latest News

Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Most farmers collect more money in crop insurance payouts than they pay in premiums on their federal policies over time, making the term “insurance” a misnomer, according to a new report from EWG.
Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Proposed cuts to crop insurance and other expensive farm subsidy programs in the Obama administration’s 2017 budget would be good for taxpayers and the environment, EWG said in a statement today.
Sunday, February 7, 2016
A new EWG report reveals the fatal flaw in the voluntary approach to cutting pollution from farm fields: Farmers who voluntarily start pollution control practices can just as easily stop.
Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Monsanto’s signature herbicide glyphosate, first marketed as “Roundup,” is now the most widely and heavily applied weed-killer in the history of chemical agriculture in both the U.S. and globally, according to a landmark report published today .