On Tuesday afternoon, January 15 the U.S. House Rules Committee is scheduled to debate the rules for floor consideration of H.R 268, making Supplemental Appropriations for necessary expenses related to flood mitigation, disaster relief, long-term recovery, and restoration of infrastructure in areas that received a major disaster designation as a result of Hurricanes Florence, Michael,…
Since the 1930’s and the Great Depression about every 5-years the U.S. Congress adopts a Farm Bill. The Farm Bill contains production agriculture & food policies under the jurisdiction of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Farm Bill titles include Commodity Programs, Conservation, Trade, Nutrition, Credit, Rural Development, Research & Extension, Forestry, Energy, Horticulture and Crop Insurance.
Similar to U.S. demographics, Members of Congress today are further removed from the farm than in previous decades. Moreover, farm policy is complex as it includes public policies across varying sectors of the U.S. economy that impacts agriculture, the environment, international trade and social nutrition programs. As we mentioned in our previous farm bill article , Congress has struggled to timely adopt farm bills since the 1990’s.
Cansler Consulting is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. For the past decade the dedicated lobbying firm has been using their extensive experience and connections in our nation’s capitol to provide winning government relations strategies for their clients to facilitate product advancements and secure adequate federal program funding.
“We could not have achieved this milestone without our clients who have issues that we have great passion for,” said Tim Cansler, Founder and Chief Strategist. “We explain to our clients constantly that improving government relations is like running a marathon as opposed to a sprint. Those that understand this have a lot of success,” explained Cansler.