Tag Archives: Congress

Dysfunction in Congress keeps hurting American ranchers

U.S. Senator Mike Rounds for Northern Ag Net OPINION: FEDS CONTINUE TO MISS THE MARK ON LIVESTOCK POLICY I read a quote from my local sale barn operator Bryan Hanson,…

Meat Processing Plant Closures Prove the PRIME Act is Needed, Now More Than Ever

The PRIME Act or Processing Revival and Intrastate Meat Exemption Act, would giving small-scale farms and ranchers better access to slaughtering facilities by authorizing the sale of locally-slaughtered meat to…

Real MEAT Act introduced to address fake meat and deceptive labeling

Tri-state Livestock News Bill Aims to Combat Deceptive Labeling of Plant-Based Fake Meat The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) today applauded the bipartisan introduction of the Real MEAT (Marketing Edible…

“Equal Access” law has been a cash cow for extreme environmentalist groups

Commentary: Western communities lose as environmental groups reap millions By NICK SMITH Healthy Forests, Healthy Communities as published in Capital Press The U.S. Forest Service released its budget justification for…

Legislation would relieve Texas/Oklahoma landowners caught in dispute with BLM

Trish Choate Times Record News Measure protects landowners embroiled in Red River boundary clash Local landowners tangled up in the Red River boundary dispute will reap protection against what some…

Horses ARE Livestock: Trump Farm Bill confirms what we all know to be true

Originally posted by Protect the Harvest Farm Bill Ends the Debate – Horses are Livestock Last week, the Farm Bill was passed through both chambers of Congress and was signed…

The USA Freedom Act Seeks Protection of Private Phone Records

Last Week the U.S. House of Representatives approved the USA Freedom Act, which would limit – although not eliminate – National Security Agency access to private phone records under the…