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‘Nearly doubled’ foreign investment in U.S. farmland comes under scrutiny

Capital Press 06 Oct 2022
(The Center Square) — A coalition of 130 lawmakers sent a letter to a top federal watchdog raising the alarm about a spike in foreign ownership of U.S ... The calls for the Government Accountability Office to conduct a full review of that foreign ownership, its potential impact on ...

Stop subsidizing foreign investment in U.S. farmland

The Hamburg Reporter 06 Oct 2022
Our bill would prevent foreign individuals from obtaining credit and financial services through the Farm Credit System (FCS). Right now, certain foreign individuals and entities are eligible to receive credit through this governmentsponsored enterprise ... Foreign ownership of U.S ... Foreign ownership of U.S ... Allowing foreign investors to buy up U.S.

Find out these solons’ strategies on easing inflation

Manila Bulletin 06 Oct 2022
TUCP Party-list Rep ... (MANILA BULLETIN FILE PHOTO) ... READ ... He would also like Marcos to open the country to foreign investment in the field of renewable energy by issuing amendments to the implementing rules and regulation of Republic Act (RA) 9513 of the Renewable Energy Law “to lift foreign ownership restrictions to renewable energy generation”.

Standard General Sets the Record Straight Regarding Its Pending Acquisition of TEGNA

Hastings Tribune 06 Oct 2022
While the Pelosi-Pallone letter decries the UHF Discount, the TEGNA transaction does not rely on the UHF Discount in any way.While the Pelosi-Pallone letter complains of media consolidation, TEGNA will actually be smaller after the proposed transaction, creating the opposite of ...

B.C. cannabis firm founder admits to criminal stock fraud, faces U.S. jail time

North Shore News 06 Oct 2022
The pair is alleged to have concealed Dhillon’s ownership of Arch Therapeutics Inc ... The SEC describes their case as "a sophisticated, multi-year, multi-national attack on the United States financial markets and retail United States investors by foreign and domestic actors." .

MO lawmakers pass agriculture tax credits, but foreign ownership changes will have to wait

Columbia Daily Tribune 05 Oct 2022
JEFFERSON CITYMissouri lawmakers passed extensions for tax credits on agricultural industries and programs, but declined to immediately address rising concerns surrounding foreign ownership of farmland in the Show-Me State ... issue of foreign farmland ownership next year.

DoJ ruling on 'green energy' a potential boon for PH

The Manila Times 05 Oct 2022
It said, "the constitutional foreign ownership restriction on the exploration, development and utilization of natural resources only covers things that are susceptible to appropriation, thus excluding the sun, the wind and the ocean."

Missouri lawmakers pass rural incentives bill as special session draws to a close

Columbia Missourian 05 Oct 2022
... owned by foreign nationals from participating in the incentive programs ... Until 2013, Missouri banned ownership of farmland by foreign nationals or corporations ... At a news conference, Bean said the issue of foreign ownership will be on the agenda when lawmakers return in January.

News in brief

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 05 Oct 2022
State, U.S. in accord. on meat inspection. Arkansas and the U.S ... -- Arkansas Democrat-Gazette ... Mike Moon, a cattle rancher, during Tuesday debate raised concerns about foreign-owned Missouri farm companies benefiting from the tax breaks ... Lawmakers said they expect to debate foreign ownership of Missouri farms in the next legislative session in January ... .

Giorgia Meloni's moment

Korea Times 05 Oct 2022
By Bill Emmott. LONDON ― When a "shock" or "extremist" election result comes with record-low voter turnout and a big yawn from financial markets, it is time to find new descriptors ... Her opposition to foreign ownership of flagship national companies such as the former Alitalia is also conventional ... .

DoE to allow 100% foreign ownership of RE projects

The Philippine Star 04 Oct 2022
If this change is made, the number of potential buyers for permitted projects goes global in scale ....

House Republicans seek more information on foreign investment in farmland

Capital Press 04 Oct 2022
Foreign ownership and investment in U.S ... Users of FSA’s data have found inaccuracies and express concerns that estimates of foreign ownership of agricultural land may be underreported due to the data’s lack of reliability and the definitions used by USDA to report foreign ownership, the letter states.

Womack, Lawmakers Urge Probe of Foreign Ownership of U.S. Farmland (Steve Womack)

Public Technologies 04 Oct 2022
The lawmakers requested a study regarding foreign investment in U.S ... "America shouldn't be ceding control of something so essential to foreign adversaries ... "Foreign ownership and investment in U.S ... "It is critical for Congress to have a thorough understanding of foreign investment in our nation's agricultural land.".

'Green' energy open to foreigners – DoJ

The Manila Times 04 Oct 2022
It said, "the Constitutional foreign ownership restriction on the exploration, development and utilization of natural resources only covers things that are susceptible to appropriation, thus excluding the sun, the wind, and the ocean." ... foreign ownership restriction, the DoJ said.

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