On November 27, the Biden administration announced a sweeping range of programs to address supply chain issues that were highlighted during the pandemic.
The British weekly The Economist is one of the world’s most influential news magazines. Despite its manifest oddities, it is also one of the best.
The Biden administration has launched a partnership between USDA and state attorneys general in 31 states and the District of Columbia “to enhance competition and protect consumers in food and agricultural markets, including in grocery, meat and poultry processing, and other markets.”
Now that the debt ceiling deal negotiated between President Biden and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy has been ratified in the Senate, it’s of interest to look at what it will and will not do to the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP; aka food stamps).
The adverse effect wage rates (AEWR) recently issued by the Department of Labor (DOL) are facing a legislative challenge.
The following statement was released by Secretary of the Treasury Janet L. Yellen, Federal Reserve Board Chair Jerome H. Powell, and FDIC Chairman Martin J. Gruenberg.
The Department of Labor released the Final Rule regarding the Adverse Effect Wage Rate (AEWR) for H-2A employers yesterday delivering the latest in a series of burdensome regulations directly impacting the fresh produce industry.
Both the Senate and House of Representatives have approved a measure enforcing the Biden administration’s agreement to settle the rail strike.
The U.S. national rail strike has been postponed, not averted. The major railroads and the railroad workers’ unions have been at an impasse since the summer.
Title 42 appears to be on its last legs. This measure was implemented by the previous presidential administration as a precaution against the coronavirus. It was used to exclude over a million illegal immigrants from the south of the border on grounds of public health.