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  • WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.), Chairwoman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, today released the following opening statement at a hearing review the Digital Commodities Consumer Protection Act. Live video of the hearing is available here. Stabenow’s statement, as prepared for...
  • WASHINGTON – Upon Wednesday’s announcement of funding for the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Partnerships for Climate-Smart Commodities, Senate Committee on Agriculture, Forestry, and Nutrition Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow of Michigan issued the following statement: “Today’s announcement is a huge step forward to...
  • WASHINGTON – Following Monday’s executive order from President Joe Biden on biotechnology and biomanufacturing, Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow of Michigan issued the following statement: “In Michigan, our farmers grow things and make things. That’s why I included my Grow it Here, Make...
  • WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.), Chairwoman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, and John Boozman (R-Ark.), Ranking Member, today announced that the Committee will hold a hearing to review S.4760, the Digital Commodities Consumer Protection Act. Date:     Thursday, September...
  • WASHINGTON – As President Joe Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 today, U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.), Chairwoman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, welcomed the nearly $40 billion she secured in the legislation to tackle the climate crisis, lower costs for families, and create good...
  • WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.), Chairwoman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, announced that with the Senate passage of the Inflation Reduction Act, she has secured nearly $40 billion to tackle the climate crisis, lower costs for families, and create good paying jobs in rural...
  • WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Chairwoman of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, and John Boozman (R-AR), Ranking Member, along with Senators Cory Booker (D-NJ) and John Thune (R-SD) today introduced the Digital Commodities Consumer Protection Act of 2022 to give the Commodity Futures...
  • WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.), Chairwoman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, today announced that Erica Chabot will serve as the new incoming Majority Staff Director. Joe Shultz, who has served as Majority and Minority Staff Director, will be transitioning to work on climate and...
  • WASHINGTON – Tonight, Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) announced a nearly $40 billion investment in agriculture, forestry, and rural communities to fight inflation and lower costs for the American people through the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022. “The historic...
  • WASHINGTON – Today, President Joe Biden signed the Keep Kids Fed Act to extend important funding and flexibility for communities to provide children healthy meals this summer and provide support to schools and daycare providers to respond to supply chain challenges and high food costs for the...
  • WASHINGTON – Today, the Senate unanimously extended important funding and flexibility for communities to provide children healthy meals this summer and provide support to schools and daycare providers to respond to supply chain challenges and high food costs for the coming school year. The Keep Kids Fed Act was...
  • WASHINGTON – Today, The U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry has advanced S.3870 the Meat and Poultry Special Investigator Act of 2022 and S.4030 the Cattle Price Discovery and Transparency Act of 2022. This legislation may now be considered by the entire U.S. Senate. U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.), Chairwoman...
  • (U.S. Senate) – U.S. Senators Jon Tester (D-Mont.), Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and Mike Rounds (R-S.D.) today applauded passage of their bipartisan Meat Packing Special Investigator Act through the Senate Agriculture Committee. The Senators’ legislation will address anticompetitive practices in the meat and poultry industries that hurt...
  • WASHINGTON – Today, Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) and Ranking Member John Boozman (R-AR), along with House Committee on Education and Labor Chairman Bobby Scott (D-VA 03) and Ranking Member Virginia Foxx (R NC-5), announced an agreement to help school and summer providers...
  • WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.), Chairwoman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, today released the following opening statement at the hearing titled: “2023 Farm Bill: Perspectives From The Natural State”. Live video of the hearing is available here. Stabenow’s statement,...
  • WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI),  Chairwoman of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, applauds President Joe Biden for signing The Ocean Shipping Reform Act into law. “When our goods are stuck in our ports, that hurts our farmers, businesses, and workers. The Ocean Shipping Reform Act...
  • WASHINGTON – Senators Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.), Chairwoman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, and John Boozman (R-Ark.), Ranking Member, today announced that the Committee will hold a business meeting to consider S.3870 the Meat and Poultry Special Investigator Act of 2022 and S.4030 the Cattle Price...
  • WASHINGTON – Senators Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.), Chairwoman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, and John Boozman (R-Ark.), Ranking Member, today announced the witnesses who will be testifying at the Committee’s upcoming hearing field hearing in Arkansas on the 2023 Farm Bill. The...
  • WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow, Chairwoman of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, welcomes the nomination of Doug McKalip to serve as Chief Agricultural Negotiator in the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative. “The Chief Agricultural Negotiator position is essential when it comes to growing...
  • WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.), Chairwoman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, and John Boozman (R-Ark.), Ranking Member, today announced the U.S. Senate confirmed Dr. Chavonda J. Jacobs-Young to serve as Under Secretary of Agriculture for Research, Education, and...