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February 3, 2020 Press Release
President Donald J. Trump and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced the third and final tranche of 2019 Market Facilitation Program (MFP) payments for farmers and ranchers impacted by unjustified trade retaliation. U.S. Congressman Roger Marshall, M.D., issued a statement following the announcement:
January 29, 2020 In The News

President Donald Trump signed the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement on Wednesday at the White House. In December, Mexico ratified the agreement; however, Canada has not done so. The opening of the dairy market between the U.S. and Canada has led to division in Canada.

Kansas farmers have varied reactions to the agreement; however, most are relieved.

“It’s a good thing,” said James Nightingale, of Burrton. “It’s just been such a long wait for the shoot-from-the-hip actions by what the administration have done for the farmers.”

January 29, 2020 In The News

On Wednesday, at the invitation of President Donald J. Trump, Kansas First District Congressman Roger Marshall, M.D., attended the official White House ceremony for the signing of the USMCA trade agreement. Canada and Mexico are the United States’ two single-largest trading partners.

The long-anticipated United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement replaces the North American Free Trade Agreement that went into force January 1994. Mexican lawmakers ratified the deal in December, and Canadian officials are expected to signed off on it in the coming weeks.

January 29, 2020 Press Release
On Wednesday, at the invitation of President Donald J. Trump, Congressman Roger Marshall, M.D., attended the official White House ceremony for the signing of the USMCA trade agreement. Canada and Mexico are the United States’ two single-largest trading partners, making this the most consequential trade agreement in U.S. history.
January 29, 2020 In The News

President Donald Trump signed the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement on Wednesday at the White House. In December, Mexico ratified the agreement; however, Canada has not done so. The opening of the dairy market between the U.S. and Canada has led to division in Canada.

Kansas farmers have varied reactions to the agreement; however, most are relieved.

“It’s a good thing,” said James Nightingale, of Burrton. “It’s just been such a long wait for the shoot-from-the-hip actions by what the administration have done for the farmers.”

January 27, 2020 In The News

U.S. Rep. Roger Marshall visited Western Plains Medical Complex on Jan. 22 and answered questions presented by attendees.

Marshall currently serves Kansas’ 1st Congressional District.

Marshall opened first, by talking about what he perceived to be the biggest news: agriculture in Kansas.

He talked about how steps for improvement in agriculture have been taken, highlighting the U.S.-China trade deal being signed and saying the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement, or USMCA, should follow shortly.

January 15, 2020 Editorials

Originally Published by the Salina Journal

Phase One of the new China trade deal was signed Wednesday at the White House by President Trump and Chinese Vice Premier Liu He. The enormous agreement represents an enormous victory for Kansas agriculture producers and manufacturers. This is yet another promise kept by our President that will continue to improve the lives of all Americans.

January 15, 2020 Press Release
President Donald J. Trump signed Phase One of a trade deal with China on Wednesday, securing a tremendous victory for Kansas producers and manufacturers. Congressman Roger Marshall, M.D., issued a statement in response to the signing: “This agreement today represents an enormous victory for Kansas agriculture producers and manufacturers. This is yet another promise kept by our President that will continue to improve the lives of all Americans,” said Dr. Marshall. “Our farmers and ranchers have borne the brunt of the effects from this trade battle, and I am happy to say that things will get better soon. President Trump’s efforts to solidify deals with our four largest export markets - Mexico, Canada, Japan, and now China, will give Kansans the confidence needed to move into the next decade and beyond.”
January 15, 2020 In The News

After almost two years of negotiations with China, phase one of the U.S.-China Trade Deal is complete.

On Wednesday, President Donald Trump signed phase one of the deal which states the agreement requires structural reforms and other changes to China’s economic and trade regime in the areas of; technology transfer, agriculture, financial services, and currency and foreign exchange.

“This is huge for Kansas, it’s huge for this country. It means thousands of jobs in Kansas, hundreds of millions of dollars of increasing exports,” said Rep. Roger Marshall.

December 27, 2019 In The News

The House of Representatives has approved a United States-Mexico-Canada trade agreement and is closer to handing President Donald Trump with a signature victory as he sought to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement.

The House, on Dec. 19, voted to ratify the agreement and U.S. Congressman Roger Marshall, a Kansas Republican and member of the House Agriculture Committee said the passage of the trade agreement will be a victory for farmers, small businesses and manufacturers. The new agreement was approved on a 385 to 41 vote.

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