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May 20, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Congressman Roger Marshall, M.D., released his “Tough On China” plan to combat China’s efforts to undermine the United States’ long-term interests in the areas of national security, health care, agriculture and trade.

“Marshall, a doctor, delivered the first House speech on the coronavirus. He said the information he was reading and hearing in January didn’t jibe.” - Washington Times.

May 19, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON - President Trump and USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue on Tuesday announced details of the USDA’s $16 billion Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP), which will provide direct payments to producers impacted by COVID-19. 

May 8, 2020 Press Release
President Trump has instructed the Department of Justice to investigate the startling differences between livestock sale prices and boxed beef prices and whether or not anti-trust laws had been violated.
May 7, 2020 Press Release

U.S. Congressman Roger Marshall, M.D., recentrly joined a bipartisan group of colleagues in announcing the introduction of the Clean Fuels Deployment Act of 2020. The bill would provide grant funding for installing and converting fuel pump infrastructure to deliver higher blends of ethanol and biodiesel in Kansas and across the country.

May 1, 2020 Press Release

Today U.S. Congressman Roger Marshall, M.D. joined former House Agriculture Committee Chairman, Frank Lucas (R-OK) and a bi-partisan group of their House colleagues in sending a letter to U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue asking him to provide the findings of the USDA’s beef pricing investigation as soon as possible.

The investigation, which was opened in August 2019 following the plant fire in Holcomb, was extended in March to include the cause of divergence between the price of live beef and boxed beef during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

April 28, 2020 Press Release

GARDEN CITY - On Tuesday, President Donald Trump signed an executive order that would utilize the Defense Production Act to declare meat-processing plants as critical infrastructure. This action will allow plants in Kansas and across the country to remain open, preventing further disruptions to our food supply and ensuring the continuation of the nation’s livestock industry.

April 24, 2020 In The News

Thursday, Congressman Roger Marshall, M.D. helped lead a letter signed by 126 Members of the House of Representatives asking President Trump and the administration to eliminate payment limits for livestock, dairy and specialty crop producers before the final Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) details are announced.

April 23, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Roger Marshall, M.D. helped lead a letter signed by 126 Members of the House of Representatives asking President Trump and the administration to eliminate payment limits for livestock, dairy and specialty crop producers before the final Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) details are announced.

April 20, 2020 Press Release

GARDEN CITY - Kansas is responsible for roughly 11 percent of the nation’s beef processing. Nation-wide, the beef industry has already experienced a 15-percent decrease in its processing capacity due to the impacts of COVID-19. Knowing the devastating impacts a further decrease in beef processing would have on consumers and livestock owners, U.S.

April 18, 2020 In The News

US Congressman Roger Marshall is applauding recent action by the US Department of Agriculture and President Donald Trump to assist ag-producers amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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