This is what our congress thinks is important. Oh this, and taking away the title "officer" from TSA agents. Is that their new game, passing laws against things they think might happen? Isn't that the excuse that nimrod gave Rev Al earlier this week?
The bill is a reaction to the possibility that the EPA might issue a new rule that affects farmers. Republicans have cited that possibility all year as an example of overreach by the EPA.
A statement from EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson earlier this year that the agency now has no plans to issue any such rule did not deter Republicans from pushing ahead with the bill, which they said would create certainty that no rule would come out.