Late last week the House of Representatives passed legislation that Representative Diana Harshbarger (R-TN-01) co-sponsored that would, if enacted into law, instruct the U.S. Department of Agriculture to maintain a contract library for beef cattle. “This bill would provide additional market clarity for beef producers by instructing the U.S. Department of Agriculture [USDA] to maintain a contract library for beef cattle. This commonsense legislation will make agricultural businesses operate more efficiently and ensure beef producers that they are getting fair deals when negotiating with meatpackers,” Harshbarger told her constituents in an emailed newsletter.Read More
An organization dedicated to preserving the independence of the U.S. Supreme Court reports it has won several large victories in the past week.
Keep Nine said in a statement that Republican Gov. Doug Ducey of Arizona has endorsed its work, making him the first governor to do so.Read More