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12.17.18

Senate Continues Work on Remaining Priorities

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) made the following remarks on the Senate floor regarding the remaining business to be completed in the Senate before the end of the year: "In recent days, I've spoken about the Senate's agenda for the remainder of the 115th Congress. As was the case at this time last week, there are important items that have yet to be addressed. But thanks to the bipartisan progress we made last week, we are significantly closer to the finish… Continue Reading


12.13.18

Farm Bill Headed To President’s Desk For Signature

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the Farm Bill and the inclusion of a pro-hemp provision: "Yesterday afternoon, the House of Representatives joined the Senate in passing the Farm Bill Conference Report. Now it's on its way to the president's desk. The boost this bill delivers couldn't come soon enough. It's no secret that these are tough times for farm country. Falling prices and volatile ma… Continue Reading


06.28.18

Farm Bill is a Victory for American Agriculture

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the 2018 Farm Bill: "We hope to wrap up our consideration of the farm bill, a victory for American agriculture. All week, I've highlighted some of the ways this important legislation will support the family farmers whose harvest feeds America and supplies the world. It's an understatement to say this bill comes at an opportune time. "American farm communiti… Continue Reading


06.27.18

Farm Bill Will Bring Certainty, Predictability to America’s Farmers

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding 2018 Farm Bill: "Today, the Senate will continue our work on the Farm Bill. The bipartisan collaboration of Chairman Roberts and Ranking Member Stabenow has given all senators the opportunity to review and consider this important legislation "Now we start the amendment process. Ideas from many of our colleagues have already been included in the Roberts subst… Continue Reading


06.25.18

Senate to Pass Appropriations Bills, Begin Work on Farm Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding Senate consideration of bipartisan appropriations legislation and the farm bill: "This afternoon, our colleagues will vote to pass the first three of twelve appropriations bills for FY 2019. When they do, the Senate will be putting more common sense back into the appropriations process. This hasn't come easily. But thanks to the leadership of Chairman Shelby… Continue Reading


06.14.18

Farm Bill to Bolster Struggling Agriculture Communities

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the farm bill and the Hemp Farming Act of 2018: "Yesterday, I was proud to join my colleagues on the Senate Agriculture Committee to approve a landmark farm bill. Under the fair and bipartisan leadership of Chairman Roberts, our committee has produced a bill that will bolster struggling agriculture communities. "Speaking for my home state of Kentucky, agricu… Continue Reading


06.13.18

Farm Bill Will Benefit Farmers, Economy

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the farm bill and the Hemp Farming Act of 2018: "This morning, my colleagues and I on the Agriculture Committee will mark up the farm bill. It's a landmark piece of legislation that will benefit farmers and communities throughout the country. I'll have much more to say on this subject in the days and weeks ahead, particularly when it arrives here on the floo… Continue Reading

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