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Cansler Keynotes Annual Conference for Tennessee Farm Bureau Presidents

“Tim Cansler’s behind the scenes Washington knowledge on agricultural and farm issues makes him an excellent choice for hearing the “rest of the story” about current Washington happenings. His agricultural and Farm Bureau background provide a solid foundation and understanding of the issues important to farmers.” Jeff Aiken President Tennessee Farm Bureau Federation Cansler Consulting,…

“Tim Cansler’s behind the scenes Washington knowledge on agricultural and farm issues makes him an excellent choice for hearing the “rest of the story” about current Washington happenings. His agricultural and Farm Bureau background provide a solid foundation and understanding of the issues important to farmers.” Jeff Aiken President Tennessee Farm Bureau Federation Cansler Consulting,…


New Farm Bill: Preview and Analysis

Since the 1930’s and the Great Depression about every 5-years the U.S. Congress adopts a Farm Bill.  The Farm Bill contains production agriculture & food policies under the jurisdiction of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.  Farm Bill titles include Commodity Programs, Conservation, Trade, Nutrition, Credit, Rural Development, Research & Extension, Forestry, Energy, Horticulture and Crop…

Since the 1930’s and the Great Depression about every 5-years the U.S. Congress adopts a Farm Bill.  The Farm Bill contains production agriculture & food policies under the jurisdiction of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.  Farm Bill titles include Commodity Programs, Conservation, Trade, Nutrition, Credit, Rural Development, Research & Extension, Forestry, Energy, Horticulture and Crop…


When Gov’t Gets It Right

Ability One program. We are all taught early in civics class about the Founders of our nation and their distrust of strong government. Their individual experiences and research of history taught them collectively that over-powerful government eventually turns oppressive. But the Founders also knew that some type of government was necessary.


Paul Ryan: 54th Speaker of US House of Representatives

Garnering 236 votes, on October 29th the US House elected Paul Ryan (R-WI) Speaker of the US House of Representatives. Republican House Freedom Caucus member Daniel Webster (R-FL) was also nominated and received 9 votes. Democrats nominated Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) who received 185 votes from colleagues in her party. Since coming to Congress…


Rep Paul Ryan Will Run For Speaker of the US House

In a just released letter to his House colleagues Paul Ryan (R-WI) Chairman of the US House Ways & Means Committee (and former 2012 vice presidential candidate) said he is running for Speaker of the US House of Representatives. Ryan’s decision comes after securing sufficient support from three major factions of the House Republican caucus: the…


Long Term Transportation Bill To Be Introduced In House Committee

On Tuesday, October 20 the Chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, Bill Shuster (R-PA) and co-sponsor Ranking Member Peter A. DeFazio (D-OR) will introduce The Surface Transportation Reauthorization and Reform Act of 2015.  The 6-year measure is responsible for surface transportation that aims to improve U.S. surface transportation infrastructure.  According to the Committee…

On Tuesday, October 20 the Chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, Bill Shuster (R-PA) and co-sponsor Ranking Member Peter A. DeFazio (D-OR) will introduce The Surface Transportation Reauthorization and Reform Act of 2015.  The 6-year measure is responsible for surface transportation that aims to improve U.S. surface transportation infrastructure.  According to the Committee…


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