Congress Challenges USDA Plans to Relocate

Plans announced by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to relocate certain staff from Washington, D.C., to locations outside of the capital region are currently being challenged by Congress as the House appropriation measure to fund the USDA for fiscal year 2020 would prohibit use of funds for relocation efforts. Secretary Perdue is expected to name the final choice for relocation in the coming days.

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https://www.agri-pulse.com/articles/12232-usda-spending-bill-would-block-relocations

https://www.politico.com/story/2019/05/22/usda-agriculture-economists-trump-policies-1340168?nname=playbook&nid=0000014f-1646-d88f-a1cf-5f46b7bd0000&nrid=0000014c-2418-d9dd-a5ec-34bc23830001&nlid=630318
https://www.politico.com/story/2019/05/22/usda-agriculture-economists-trump-policies-1340168?nname=playbook&nid=0000014f-1646-d88f-a1cf-5f46b7bd0000&nrid=0000014c-2418-d9dd-a5ec-34bc23830001&nlid=630318
https://www.politico.com/story/2019/05/22/usda-agriculture-economists-trump-policies-1340168?nname=playbook&nid=0000014f-1646-d88f-a1cf-5f46b7bd0000&nrid=0000014c-2418-d9dd-a5ec-34bc23830001&nlid=630318
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