State and Federal Legislative Update

It seems the Idaho State Legislature is wrapping up their session. So, we have no committee updates for you for next week. However, we’ll still continue to monitor any developments and let you know when they officially adjourn sine die.

From Washington, DC….
As we posted the yesterday, HR 872 passed the US House of Representatives with a bipartisan vote of 292-130. Congressman Raul Labrador and Congressman Mike Simpson were co-sponsors of the legislation and voted in favor of it. Congressman Simpson spoke on the House floor in support of the bill, and you can watch the speech by clicking here.

The Subcommittee on Livestock, Dairy and Poultry will be holding a hearing on April 6th to review the state of the beef industry. The hearing starts at 9:30am EDT (7:30am MDT and 6:30am PDT). You can listen and view the hearing by clicking here.


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