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NGFA asks House members to support omnibus, tax package

WASHINGTON, Dec. 16, 2015– The National Grain and Feed Association (NGFA) sent a letter to all members of the U.S. House of Representatives today calling for their support of H.R. 2029, the fiscal year 2016 omnibus legislation, as well as the “Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act” amendment, which includes vital tax-extender provisions. The tax […]

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STB Reauthorization will strengthen rail oversight

WASHINGTON, Dec. 10, 2015– The National Grain and Feed Association (NGFA) today commended the House of Representatives for granting final passage to legislation (S. 808) that reauthorizes and strengthens the oversight functions of the Surface Transportation Board (STB) – the federal agency responsible for regulating freight railroads – through 2020. The action by the House, which approved the […]

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Posted in: Press Releases, Transportation

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NGFA urges full COOL repeal

WASHINGTON, Dec. 7, 2015 – The National Grain and Feed Association (NGFA) today reiterated its call on Congress to repeal the U.S. country-of-origin meat labeling (COOL) law following the decision of a World Trade Organization (WTO) arbitrator this week to allow Canada and Mexico to recoup more than $1 billion in compensation against the United […]

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