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Our district has a strong agricultural presence, and nationwide it is one of the most successful parts of our economy. To remain a world leader in agriculture we must ensure that regulations coming from Washington make sense and that our farm programs serve both the taxpayer and the farmer.

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December 19, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Paul Mitchell (MI-10) released the following statement this afternoon after voting yes on the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) implementation legislation:

“Our trade relationship with Mexico and Canada is vital to Michigan workers and businesses, as well as families and farmers across the country. This updated agreement is a victory for all Americans and demonstrates what can be accomplished when Democrats and Republicans put partisan politics aside and work together for the American people.

 

March 15, 2019 Press Release

 

Shelby Township, Mich. – Congressman Paul Mitchell (MI-10) released the following statement today in response to Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel’s move to withdraw Michigan from a lawsuit to stop the overreaching Waters of the United States (WOTUS) Rule.

 

December 12, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Paul Mitchell (MI-10) released the following statement after voting to pass the Conference Report to H.R. 2, the Agriculture and Nutrition Act, commonly referred to as the Farm Bill, which reforms and reauthorizes farm and nutrition assistance programs for five years. The bill, which already passed the Senate, now heads to President Donald Trump for signature.

 

October 1, 2018 Press Release

Shelby Township, MI – Congressman Paul Mitchell (MI-10) released the following statement after the United States, Mexico, and Canada announced an agreement was reached on the new U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement:

September 17, 2018 Press Release

Shelby Township, Michigan – Congressman Paul Mitchell (MI-10) released the following statement following the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Office of Rural Development’s award of nearly $5 million in grants and loans for the city of Croswell to perform sewer system improvements.

 

June 21, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Paul Mitchell released the following statement after voting to pass H.R. 2, the Agriculture and Nutrition Act, commonly referred to as the Farm Bill, which reforms and reauthorizes farm and nutrition assistance programs for five years.

 

March 22, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Paul Mitchell (MI-10) released the following statement this afternoon following passage of H.R. 1625, The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2018:

 

June 27, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Representative Mitchell (MI-10) released the following statement after the Trump administration released their proposal to rescind the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule:

June 21, 2017 Press Release

Shelby Township, MI. – On Monday, Representative Mitchell (MI-10) held the initial meeting of the newly established Agriculture Advisory Committee in Sandusky.  The Committee, comprised of farmers and growers from across Michigan’s 10th District, advises Representative Mitchell as he works for Michigan’s agricultural community in Washington.

Representative Mitchell released the following statement after the meeting:

May 15, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Representative Mitchell sent a letter to President Trump encouraging the use of anti-dumping laws to offset Mexico’s sugar trade practices.  Representative Mitchell released the following statement: