McMorris Rodgers ‘closely’ watching farm bill implementation
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers represents Washington’s 5th district, which includes much of Eastern Washington. As chair of the House Republican Conference, she is currently the fourth highest-ranking Republican. She was first elected in 2004.
McMorris Rodgers spoke with the Capital Press Feb. 21 about passage of the 2014 Farm Bill and issues on the horizon for agriculture.
Q. How does the farm bill impact Eastern Washington farmers?
A. The farm bill positively impacts farmers in Eastern Washington in several ways. It provides a certainty that farmers and growers need so they can make important decisions related to crops moving forward.
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