The House Judiciary Committee approved the agriculture labor bill, the “Farm Workforce Modernization Act,” last Wednesday. NMPF has created this online letter for dairy farmers to send to their members of Congress in support of the measure, which would achieve several important dairy-friendly objectives as it reforms the nation’s immigration policy. The measure must now be approved by the full House of Representatives.
A coalition of more than 30 agricultural groups, including NMPF, urged House Ways and Means Committee leaders last Tuesday to expedite the implementation of phase one of the new trade deal with Japan. In a letter to the committee, NMPF urged that the panel take the necessary steps to implement the U.S.-Japan deal in early 2020.
Congress passed a continuing resolution to keep the government funded until Dec. 20.