March 3, 2015

Scrambled California law hurts Missouri farmers

State Sen. Mike Kehoe wants to send a message to the state of California and the Humane Society of the United States: Missourians don’t like your new regulations. Kehoe, R-Jefferson City, on Thursday asked colleagues to support a two-page resolution to condemn, “in the strongest possible terms, California’s anti-trade actions and the negative impact it has on Missouri farmers.”

Meanwhile, Attorney General Chris Koster’s office is working on their appeal brief – due next Wednesday with the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals – after a federal district judge ruled last October that Missouri and five other states didn’t have the legal standing to challenge the California laws.  Read More

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