TAG: Craig Regelbrugge

USDA allocates $58M to plant pest, disease protection

February 17, 2016By

USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service released its plan for allocating more than $58 million in special Farm Bill funding to protect agriculture and horticulture from plant pests and diseases. The funds come from the 2014 Farm Bill’s Horticulture title, a key legislative priority for AmericanHort. “For many years, the Farm Bill has been about row crops and livestock, but... read more

Immigration reform: Small window is closing fast

November 7, 2013By

A small window that’s closing fast is how Craig Regelbrugge, the American Nursery & Landscape Association’s (ANLA) vice president of government relations and research, describes the prospects for getting anything done on immigration reform in this session of Congress. Since last June, S. 744 has been cooling its heels in the Republican-controlled House. This comprehensive immigration bill embodies most of... read more