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A race against the clock to tie-up legislative priorities as fall deadlines approach

As Congress continues to try to wrap up all its appropriations measures between now and the end of the month, which is the end of the government’s fiscal year, Chief Lobbyist for the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association Colin Woodall says there is a couple of issues within the appropriations bill that his organization remains interested in. The first of which has to do with electronic logging devices, or ELDs, which essentially limits the amount of time and distance truckers can travel each day. It is a measure that could potentially have significant, yet unintended consequences for those carrying live animals. Ron Hays, Rural Radio Network, talks to Woodall about NCBA’s legislative priorities for this fall on the latest Beef Buzz podcast. Read more… 

Sep 12, 2018 General Discussion