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Opinion

Karen Ross Updated

Opinion: Phase four coronavirus relief must be accessible by all

In this opinion piece, Karen Ross, Secretary of the California Department of Food and Agriculture, discusses why we need to make the Farming to Support States Act happen and make it accessible to all, so that it may provide an extra measure of support for our food supply, and begin true economic recovery for communities still reeling for more than a decade.
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U.S. Capitol

Opinion: Put This Bipartisan Legislation to Bolster our Food Supply Chain in Any Additional COVID-19 Relief Package

Senators Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., Angus King, I-Maine, Mike Rounds, R-S.D., Joe Manchin, D-W.V., Steve Daines, R-Mont., Tina Smith, D-Minn., John Barrasso, R-Wyo., Jon Tester, D-Mont., and Michael Enzi, R-Wyo., introduce the New Markets for State-Inspected Meat and Poultry Act. A bipartisan bill, which would allow meat and poultry products inspected by state Meat and Poultry Inspection (MPI) programs to be sold across state lines.
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