Monthly Archives: December 2019

U.S. Senate Confirms Dr. Stephen Hahn As New FDA Commissioner

The U.S. Senate has confirmed Dr. Stephen Hahn to be the next FDA Commissioner. Dr. Hahn will take over for Admiral Brett Giroir, Assistant Secretary for Health within the Department of Health and Human Services, who has been overseeing the FDA since Ned Sharpless’s tenure as “acting” FDA Commissioner expired in November 2019.  Read more […]

U.S. House Passes Farm Workforce Bill

The U.S. House late Wednesday passed the Farm Workforce Modernization Act by a vote of 260 to 165. The 260 members who voted for it included 226 Democrats and 34 Republicans, while 161 Republicans, three Democrats and one independent voted against it.  One Democrat voted present. The legislation generally allows undocumented workers who have performed […]

Culotta, Panelists Discuss Impact Of Tariffs On Wisconsin Industry

On Tuesday, MWFPA President Jason Culotta appeared on a panel with Jay Maas of Dancing Goat Distillery and economist Maria Muniagurria discussing tariffs and their effects on industry in Wisconsin. Read and listen to coverage of the event from Wisconsin Public Radio.…