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Jun 10, 2015

House passes bill to repeal mandatory COOL for beef, pork, and chicken

Today, the House passed H.R. 2393, the Country of Origin Labeling Amendments Act, by a vote of 300-131. Introduced by House Agriculture Committee Chairman K. Michael Conaway (R-TX), H.R. 2393 amends the Agriculture Marketing Act of 1946 to effectively repeal mandatory country of origin labeling requirements for beef, pork, and chicken.

Jun 10, 2015

House passes bill to repeal mandatory COOL for beef, pork, and chicken

Today, the House passed H.R. 2393, the Country of Origin Labeling Amendments Act, by a vote of 300-131. Introduced by House Agriculture Committee Chairman K. Michael Conaway (R-TX), H.R. 2393 amends the Agriculture Marketing Act of 1946 to effectively repeal mandatory country of origin labeling requirements for beef, pork, and chicken.

Jun 10, 2015

House passes bill to repeal mandatory COOL for beef, pork, and chicken

Today, the House passed H.R. 2393, the Country of Origin Labeling Amendments Act, by a vote of 300-131. Introduced by House Agriculture Committee Chairman K. Michael Conaway (R-TX), H.R. 2393 amends the Agriculture Marketing Act of 1946 to effectively repeal mandatory country of origin labeling requirements for beef, pork, and chicken.

Jun 10, 2015

Floor Statement by Agriculture Committee Chairman K. Michael Conaway H.R. 2393

“Mr. Chairman, I rise in support of H.R. 2393, the Country of Origin Labeling Amendments Act of 2015, and yield myself such time as I may consume. ‘Mandatory country of origin labeling is really a marketing program, a heavy-handed approach by this Federal Government to demand a marketing program that may or may not work.’

Jun 10, 2015

Floor Statement by Agriculture Committee Chairman K. Michael Conaway H.R. 2393

“Mr. Chairman, I rise in support of H.R. 2393, the Country of Origin Labeling Amendments Act of 2015, and yield myself such time as I may consume. ‘Mandatory country of origin labeling is really a marketing program, a heavy-handed approach by this Federal Government to demand a marketing program that may or may not work.’

Jun 10, 2015

Floor Statement by Agriculture Committee Chairman K. Michael Conaway H.R. 2393

“Mr. Chairman, I rise in support of H.R. 2393, the Country of Origin Labeling Amendments Act of 2015, and yield myself such time as I may consume. ‘Mandatory country of origin labeling is really a marketing program, a heavy-handed approach by this Federal Government to demand a marketing program that may or may not work.’

Jun 10, 2015

Agriculture Committee holds hearing: Past, Present, and Future of SNAP: The Means to Climbing the Economic Ladder

Today, the House Agriculture Committee continued its full-scale review of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), known as the Past, Present, and Future of SNAP, by examining the tools that are available to help SNAP recipients climb the economic ladder. Members of the committee heard from a panel of witnesses who have extensive on-the-ground experience working with individuals to help them enter, re-enter, and remain in the workforce.

Jun 10, 2015

Agriculture Committee holds hearing: Past, Present, and Future of SNAP: The Means to Climbing the Economic Ladder

Today, the House Agriculture Committee continued its full-scale review of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), known as the Past, Present, and Future of SNAP, by examining the tools that are available to help SNAP recipients climb the economic ladder. Members of the committee heard from a panel of witnesses who have extensive on-the-ground experience working with individuals to help them enter, re-enter, and remain in the workforce.

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