Senate Appropriations Cmte votes to continue defunding of horse meat inspections

WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 20, 2017) — The U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee voted in favor of an amendment to bar any horse slaughter plants from opening again on U.S. soil. Sens. Tom Udall, D-N.M., and Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., led the bipartisan effort, with fellow committee members Sens. Christopher Coons, D-Del., Susan Collins, R-Maine, Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif.,… Continue reading Senate Appropriations Cmte votes to continue defunding of horse meat inspections

House Appropriations Cmte votes against continued defunding of horse meat inspections

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Although our staff and volunteers have been on vacation, our lobbyists in Washington, D.C. have not been. Far from it. Our expert team have been hard at it. They are determined get the victory and battling hard on behalf of America's horses in the nation's capitol. And they have all the necessary… Continue reading House Appropriations Cmte votes against continued defunding of horse meat inspections

US House Committee approves horse slaughter plant defunding amendment

HORSE SENSE, NOT SLAUGHTER by WAYNE PACELLE HSUS Washington, DC (May 29, 2014) — Late this morning, the House Appropriations Committee approved an amendment, offered by Rep. Jim Moran, D-Va., to the 2015 agriculture spending bill, to bar U.S. Department of Agriculture funding of horse slaughter plants in the United States, by a bipartisan vote… Continue reading US House Committee approves horse slaughter plant defunding amendment