President Biden’s budget proposal is getting a mixed response from the Senate. Ag Appropriations Subcommittee Ranking Member and North Dakota Senator John Hoeven said the $6 trillion budget proposal is more unrestrained spending and big government. Hoeven said the tax increases being proposed are the wrong approach. Senate Agriculture Committee Chair Debbie Stabenow said the budget proposal is a positive step forward for farmers and rural America and she’ll continue to push for investments to build on President Biden’s commitment to climate-smart agriculture.
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