Eyes on Washington week ending 05.05.17

Questions loom over U.S. exiting The Paris Agreement The Paris Agreement seeks to limit planetary warming by cutting emissions of carbon dioxide and other gases from burning fossil fuels. The Agreement was negotiated and agreed to by approximately 200 counties in 2015. The United States committed to reducing its emissions by 26 to 28 percent … Continue reading Eyes on Washington week ending 05.05.17

Eyes on Washington week ending 03.24.17

On March 23rd, Sonny Perdue, Trumps pick to head the Department of Agriculture (USDA) sailed through his Senate Agricultural committee confirmation hearing. Sonny Perdue fielded several questions from Democrats and Republicans on Trump’s recent “skinny budget,” which called for USDA’s discretionary spending to be reduced by 21 percent. “Agriculture is in my heart, and I … Continue reading Eyes on Washington week ending 03.24.17