Christian Schlect


By |August 16th, 2012|

● For some reason known only to cheeseheads, Wisconsin has been at the center of a number of national [...]

Washington State Primary

By |August 9th, 2012|

●  Tuesday’s primary in Washington clarified who will be running in the general election for the state’s ten House [...]

Farm Bill V

By |August 7th, 2012|

●  Moving a Farm Bill through Congress this year has proved difficult. Why?  Because it represents huge expenditures of [...]

Insane Coils of Red Tape

By |July 26th, 2012|

● As a result of this year’s redistricting, commercial tree fruit growers will have reason to have constituent contact [...]


By |July 17th, 2012|

● The merger talks between the Produce Market Association and the United Fresh Produce Association have failed. It appears [...]

Farm Bill IV

By |July 13th, 2012|

● The House Committee on Agriculture approved by a bipartisan vote of 35-11 its version of the Farm Bill [...]

The Supremes

By |July 2nd, 2012|

● The Farm Bill is set to be marked-up by the House Agriculture Committee on July 13. Controversy has [...]

Farm Bill III

By |June 25th, 2012|

● The U.S. Senate’s version of the Farm Bill, S. 3240, passed last Thursday by a vote of 64 [...]


By |June 19th, 2012|

●   President Obama acted last Friday to help many young people—those without the correct residency papers, but otherwise clean [...]

Farm Bill II

By |June 13th, 2012|

●  The U.S. Senate’s version of the Farm Bill, S. 3240, now has over 220 floor amendments floating about [...]