Meet the Freshman Series: Congressman Stephen Fincher, 8th District of Tennessee
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Senator John Hoeven
Our guest on Open Mic is US Senator John Hoeven. As a strong advocate for agriculture and rural issues, the North Dakota Republican supports enhanced global trade and opposes government regulatory overreach. In this interview, Hoeven discusses his plan for providing flexibility for school nutrition standards and thoughts for providing funding for a long term highway bill.
- play April 24, 2015
March 27, 2015
Feature: Clayton Yeutter’s efforts, both in government and the private sector, have had a lasting impact on the worldwide economy. He served as Secretary of Agriculture, U.S. Trade Representative and Counselor to the President, and also spent several years as CEO of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. Returning to the private sector in 1993, Yeutter joined what has become Hogan Lovells, LLP, where his focus is on trade issues. Now he’s giving back to his alma mater, the University of Nebraska, to help prepare skilled graduates for in-demand careers in global trade and finance.
Feature: Republican freshman Ralph Abraham represents the largest row crop district in America, Louisiana's 5th Congressional District. In this edition of Meet the Lawmaker, Abraham tells Agri-Pulse why he ran for Congress and what he hopes to accomplish on the House Agriculture and Veterans' Affairs committees.