Congressman Roger Marshall

Representing the 1st District of Kansas

Agriculture

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September 12, 2019 Press Release
Today, the Trump Administration announced the repeal of the Obama-era 2015 Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule, bringing consistency and reliability back across all states. This decision will scale back the federal government's overreach of authority and restore longstanding and familiar Clean Water Act (CWA) regulations.
September 12, 2019 Press Release
This morning U.S. Congressman Roger Marshall, M.D., joined Agriculture Committee Chairman Collin Peterson (D-MN), Ranking Member and former Agriculture Committee Chairman Mike Conaway (R-TX), and Ranking Member and former Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) at a rally advocating for the passage of the USMCA trade deal.
September 9, 2019 Press Release
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue announced Monday agricultural producers impacted by natural disasters in both 2018 and 2019 can apply for financial assistance through the Wildfire and Hurricane Indemnity Program Plus (WHIP+). The $3 billion relief package was passed by Congress and signed by President Trump in early June and will help ease the financial burden created by excess precipitation and devastating wildfires.
August 24, 2019 Press Release
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently announced the exemption of 31 refineries from the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) biofuel-blending requirements. Yesterday, Congressman Roger Marshall, M.D., sent a bipartisan letter to the Government Accountability Office formally calling for an investigation into the granting of the Small Refinery Exemptions (SRE) and issued the following statement:
June 13, 2019 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) — Congressman Roger Marshall, M.D., applauded the U.S. Department of Agriculture and Secretary Sonny Perdue’s decision to move the Economic Research Service (ERS) and the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), which translates to roughly 500 jobs, to the Kansas City area.

May 24, 2019 Press Release

This week the USDA announced a second round of aid to assist farmers in response to China’s recent unjustified retaliatory tariffs. The $16 billion package includes $100 million in market development funds and assistance to farmers as they continue to deal with the fallout of negotiations with China. While the aid is appreciated, Congressman Marshall remains committed to finalizing new and improved trade deals.

March 14, 2019 Press Release
This week Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Wheeler signed a proposed rule that would pave the way for the sale and use of E15 ethanol blends year-round. This is excellent news for the ten ethanol plants across Kansas, along with the grain producers and American consumers who will benefit from the cleaner, higher octane, and lower cost fuel blend.
January 17, 2019 Press Release
Dr. Marshall wrote an op-ed in The Washington Examiner to discuss trade negotiations between the U.S. and the EU. In the piece, he asked the president and the USTR to stand with American farmers in these trade talks, and keep agriculture in the deal.
December 20, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. -  Today Congressman Marshall was invited to the White House to join President Trump as he signed the 2018 Farm Bill into law.
 
“It was truly incredible to see this process from start to finish,” Rep. Marshall said. “I am so proud of this Farm Bill and happy to report that we have delivered on our promise to provide farmers with 5 years of certainty. This Farm Bill will be a great Christmas present to our producers across Kansas who will see many wins in this bill.”
 

December 12, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C.- Today the House of Representatives answered farmers and ranchers call to action and passed the 2018 Farm Bill.

“Providing farmers and our agriculture community with a strong five-year bill was not just a goal of ours, it was a responsibility we took on when Kansans elected us to be their voice in D.C.," Rep. Marshall said. "This Farm Bill has been years in the making, and today we took our final vote to send it to the President’s desk."

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