Trump administration

Vice President Mike Pence is pushing voters to contact their members of Congress about support for the proposed trade deal between the U.S., Mexico and Canada, known as the USMCA.

The Environmental Protection Agency announced it has finalized its repeal of the Obama-era rule that would have expanded federal protections for smaller water bodies like streams and ponds.

Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie says he’s encouraged by progress at his agency, even as more work is needed.

Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will be in Indianapolis next week to speak at the American Legion national convention.

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A Cloverdale company is blaming the Trump administration for stopping its production of biofuels.

POET officials say in a press release EPA waivers have cut biofuels demand by 4 billion gallons and reduced the demand for corn by 1.4 billion bushels.

Indiana Farm Bureau’s Director of National Government Relations, Bob White, says local farmers will likely have to find a new market for their crops if production doesn’t return.

The latest escalation in the trade war with China is driving uncertainty for many Indiana businesses. One Indiana trade group is working to help companies find some stability in new markets.

In a recent survey, most Indiana farmers say the Trump administration's trade policy is putting their operations in “jeopardy.”

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Retailers say that they can’t absorb the extra costs from the Trump administration’s increased tariffs on billions of dollars in Chinese imports. Now consumers can expect to see price increases when shopping.

President Donald Trump boosted tariffs Friday on Chinese imports from 10 to 25 percent. As trade talks continue, U.S. businesses warn the increase will hurt them and consumers.

Former U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt registered as a lobbyist in Indiana on Thursday. Pruitt signed up as a self-employed consultant under RailPoint Solutions, LLC. 

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