Farm Bill front burner issue again for animal advocates

FARM BILL CONFERENCE BEGINS AGAIN URGENT. TAKE ACTION After many months without any formal "conferences", two high profile committees will begin public meetings this week on the Farm Bill and the Budget. Farm Bill talks are likely to focus on the level of cuts to the food stamp program. The Senate has passed a Farm… Continue reading Farm Bill front burner issue again for animal advocates

Ask your Rep to sign Dear Colleague letter on removing King Amendment

Rep. Kurt Schrader (OR-5) and Rep. Gary Peters (MI-14) are circulating a Dear Colleague letter to their fellow members of the U.S. House of Representatives asking their support for the removal of the King Amendment from the 2013 Farm Bill. The recently passed House version of the Farm Bill 2013 Farm Bill (pdf, 630 pp)… Continue reading Ask your Rep to sign Dear Colleague letter on removing King Amendment

Act Now! Dangerous Farm Bill amendment

U.S. FARM BILL: KING AMENDMENT The Farm Bill has passed the Senate and is currently in the House Rules Committee. It will go to the House floor on Tuesday or sometime this week for a vote, so please voice your opposition NOW. The Farm Bill being considered in the House of Representatives contains an amendment… Continue reading Act Now! Dangerous Farm Bill amendment

The Horse on the Hill: December 18, 2007

By VIVIAN GRANT Senate Passes Farm Bill Helpful to Horses WASHINGTON, DC -- (December 17, 2007) The American Horse Council (AHC) reports that the recently passed Senate Farm Bill includes several key provisions that would benefit the horse industry. The $286 billion dollar bill, which passed the Senate on December 14 by a vote of… Continue reading The Horse on the Hill: December 18, 2007