Richard Morrison is based out of the Informa Economics Washington, D.C. office, where he contributes to IEG Policy and other Informa Economics products and client services. He maintains a keen interest in the intersection of politics and economics, a passion of his since before college.
Since joining Informa, Richard has written extensively on the effect that government policy and market dynamics have on the agriculture and food sectors – in the US and globally. Being a Millennial, Richard leads the Washington news team in monitoring and developing items for social media.
He is a native of rural central Virginia and received his bachelor’s degree in economics from George Mason University.
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Questions regarding the impact of new steel and aluminum tariffs on various sectors of the economy were fielded to Trump administration cabinet secretaries from USDA and Commerce Department during testimony at a Senate Commerce Committee hearing on infrastructure March 14.
A pair of trade rulings by US government agencies on tires and aluminum foil imported from China are poised to further increase the already rising trade tensions between the US and China.
Robust transportation infrastructure is key to bringing US farm products to market efficiently, USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue told the Senate Commerce Committee in prepared remarks for a hearing on the topic "Rebuilding Infrastructure in America: Administration Perspectives."