Legislature focuses on appropriations

Legislature focuses on appropriations

This week, the Mississippi legislature focused primarily on appropriations and finance bills. Both the House and Senate passed versions of an appropriations bill for state agencies. “The Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation is paying special attention to the...
Congress passes remaining FY2019 appropriation bills

Congress passes remaining FY2019 appropriation bills

Americans across the country can now expect to see government offices in operation after a several week government shutdown. Congress passed and President Donald Trump signed into law a $333 million appropriations bill that will fund the federal government for the...
DOT accepting comments on hours of service flexibility

DOT accepting comments on hours of service flexibility

The Department of Transportation is accepting comments through March 8 on a petition requesting additional flexibility on hours of service requirements for truck drivers. The American Farm Bureau Federation, along with the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association,...
Legislature recognizes MFBF member Taylor McNair

Legislature recognizes MFBF member Taylor McNair

Taylor McNair of Learned was crowned Miss Rodeo America in December at the National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas. On Monday, the House and Senate recognized representing Mississippi well in her role. McNair previously served as Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation’s...