By Rachel Cone and Nicole Rolf
Montana Farm Bureau Federation 

Your Boots on the Hill: Halftime (Transmittal Break) Report


This week over 200 bills were heard on Monday and Tuesday before the Chambers headed to the floor to wrap up before today’s transmittal deadline. From week one of the session to today, we’ve worked on 52 bills and here is where some of the major bills stand at the transmittal break:

For many Sessions in a row, MFBF has reported on our opposition to several “placarding” bills. Promoted as “Country of Origin Labeling” bills, the legislation would force retailers to post signs indicating where the beef and pork on their shelves was “born, raised, and processed.” It is important...

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