Some 151 Democrats and 16 Republicans signed letters warning the measure could upset a wide range of state laws. GOP lawmakers said it also could jeopardize the entire farm bill.
The measure, which would prohibit states from imposing conditions on another state's production of agricultural goods, is included in the House-approved farm bill. There is no similar measure in the Senate version of the legislation. Formal House-Senate negotiations to reconcile differences in the farm bill are expected to begin in September.
Monday, August 5, 2013
House members want California egg measure removed from farm bill
Good. Let CA suffer the consequences of their actions.