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ARA Signs Letter to Ag Secretary Vilsack on Increased R&D Investment

Mar 01, 2021

ARA signed a letter congratulating the recently confirmed Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack as well as emphasizing the importance of increased public investments in ag research and development programs.

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COVID-19 Response

ARA Sent a Letter to Congress Urging PPP Clarification for Farmers

Feb 18, 2021

ARA signed a letter to Congress urging them to clarify to SBA that Section 313 of The Economic Aid Act should allow farm and ranch operations structured as partnerships and LLCs to be eligible for vital economic assistance through the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).

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ARA Sent a Letter to Congress Opposing the Raise the Wage Act of 2021

Feb 04, 2021

ARA signed a letter sent to Congress strongly opposing the Raise the Wage Act of 2021 because it would harm small businesses trying to survive the global pandemic.

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American Connection Project

ARA Signed Coalition Letter to President & Congressional Leaders on Rural Broadband Investment

Jan 28, 2021

ARA signed a coalition letter from the American Connection Project to President Biden and Congressional leaders urging they prioritize investment into rural broadband across America.

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Confirmation Hearing

ARA Signed a Letter to Senators Urging Confirmation of U.S. Trade Representative

Jan 26, 2021

ARA co-signed a letter sent to the Senate Committee on Finance urging a swift confirmation for Katherine Tai to serve as U.S. Trade Representative.

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EPA Administrator

ARA Signs a Letter of Support for EPA Administrator Nominee Regan

Jan 20, 2021

ARA co-signed a letter with other national agricultural organizations to extend support for the nomination of Michael Regan to serve as Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

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USDA

ARA Signs Letter to Senate Urging Confirmation of Vilsack as Ag Secretary

Jan 20, 2021

ARA co-signed a letter sent to the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry urging confirmation of Thomas Vilsack to serve as Secretary of Agriculture. Read the letter to learn more.

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ARA Signed a Letter to President-Elect Biden Calling for STB Appointment

Jan 19, 2021

ARA signed a letter to President-elect Joe Biden calling on him to appoint Martin J. Oberman as chairman of the Surface Transportation Board (STB).

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ARA Signed a Letter to Senators Urging Swift Confirmation of SBA Administrator

Jan 15, 2021

ARA and the undersigned organizations wrote a letter to the Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship to expeditiously schedule a hearing for President-elect Biden's nominee to serve as the Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).

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ARA Signed a Letter to President-Elect Biden on Transportation Infrastructure

Jan 07, 2021

ARA signed a letter with other agricultural organizations sent to President-elect Joe Biden with recommendations to enhance the country's transportation infrastructure as it relates to the agricultural community.

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