Today's Cotton Newsline is 8 cuts. All cuts are Robbie Minnich, Senior Government Relations Representative for the National Cotton Council office in Washington, D.C.
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Congress returned Monday to a full agenda and limited time in session. Robbie Minnich, Senior Government Relations Representative for the National Cotton Council office in Washington, D.C., joins us to explain what's on their agenda in the next two weeks.
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As for the second deadline…
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The Continuing Resolution, or CR, has been a source of discord in the House.
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The debt ceiling will be another hot topic.
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The question is -- what are the concessions that Congress will demand in return for raising the debt limit.
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It appears that Congress and the Administration are headed toward another showdown similar to the one in Aug. '11 that led to the Budget Control Act and sequestration.
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Other important issues also demand attention like the House and Senate versions of the farm bill.
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The Senate passed a comprehensive immigration reform bill, S. 744, in June but the full House hasn't voted on any immigration measures.