Kristina Peterson Reporter
  • Washington, D.c.
  • The Wall Street Journal

Kristina Peterson covers Congress from the Wall Street Journal's Washington bureau.

Focus Areas

  • Congress

87 Articles
7 days ago
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Backers of Farmworker Visa Overhaul Make Year-End Push for Immigrant Labor Deal

Lawmakers and farm groups are pushing to pass an immigrant-labor overhaul through both chambers of Congress before th...

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10 days ago
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What Exactly Is Cultivated Meat, and When Can We Eat It?

Lab-grown meat uses animal cells while trying to reduce animal harm, illness and environmental impact.

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16 days ago
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Lab-Grown Poultry Clears First Hurdle at FDA

Cultivated chicken from Upside Foods moves closer to landing on grocery store shelves.

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about 2 months ago
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Families Still Struggle to Find Baby Formula Nearly One Year After Shortages Began

Adults in roughly one-third of households with infant children who typically use formula had trouble obtaining it las...

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about 2 months ago
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Beer, Wine and Spirits Makers Face Push to Say What Is in Their Drinks

The federal government weighs changes to labels as a lawsuit by consumer groups raises pressure to disclose ingredients.

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3 months ago
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Nutrition Advocates Push for Front-of-Package Labels That Highlight Fat, Sugar Levels

Advocates want a more condensed label on the front of packaged-food items that would flag certain health risks such a...

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3 months ago
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High Grocery Bills Pose Liability for Democrats as Midterms Approach

Food costs are likely to remain high in the near term, despite passage of the Inflation Reduction Act.

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about 1 year ago
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Tax Proposals Hit Headwinds as Democrats Try to Finalize Social Spending Deal

A push by Democrats to fund their social-spending and climate bill faltered, with a proposed tax on billionaires’ unr...

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about 1 year ago
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Democrats Negotiate Tax, Healthcare Provisions as Biden Seeks Deal This Week

Democrats are working to wrap up negotiations over their social-policy-and-climate bill, facing a weekend deadline to...

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about 1 year ago
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Tax on Billionaires’ Unrealized Gains Will Likely Be in Budget Package, Democrats Say

The proposal, which would likely affect fewer than 1,000 of the wealthiest U.S. taxpayers, would help pay for Preside...

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about 1 year ago
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Democrats Tackle Tax and Healthcare Snags in $2 Trillion Bill

President Biden met with top lawmakers including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to try to work through the remaining disa...

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about 1 year ago
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Democrats Cut Programs’ Durations to Lower Cost of Social Policy and Climate Plan

Democrats were piecing together a package that looked increasingly likely to fund an array of healthcare, education a...

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