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NFU thanks Reps. Kaptur and Braley for Rural Energy Investment Act
WASHINGTON - National Farmers Union (NFU) expressed support for legislation introduced by Reps. Marcy Kaptur, D-Ohio, and Bruce Braley, D-Iowa, to provide robust mandatory funding and extend eligibility to renewable chemicals in Farm Bill Energy Title programs. NFU also thanked the legislation's original co-sponsors, including Reps. Cheri Bustos, D-Ill., G.K. Butterfield, D-N.C., Donna Christensen, D-V.I., William Enyart, D-Ill., Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii, Rush Holt, D-N.J., Ann Kuster, D-N.H., David Loebsack, D-Iowa, Michael Michaud, D-Maine, Chellie Pingree, D-Maine, and Frederica Wilson, D-Fla. The legislation would provide more than $1 billion in mandatory funding over the next five years for renewable energy programs.
June 14, 2013