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Weekly News Roundup
Lincoln to Local: Oklahoma v. Castro-Huerta, Sackett v. EPA, California’s Prop. 12
This week’s episode of Lincoln to Local features special guest Marla Peek from the OKFB Legal Foundation. Marla shares details of OKFB’s involvement in three federal Supreme Court cases dealing with the McGirt ruling, Waters of the United States and California’s Proposition 12.
District Ag PAC meetings commence around the state
The OKFB district Ag PAC meetings kicked off this week with several gatherings around the state. Members from Districts 1, 2, 3, 4, 6 and 7 met to discuss support for candidates in the upcoming elections who understand the importance of agriculture and value the rural way of life.
OKFB Ag PAC District Six Meeting
OKFB members from the northeastern corner of the state discussed support for candidates for state and federal elections. The grassroots efforts from county leaders will be voted upon by the OKFB Ag PAC political action committee later this month, which will assist Farm Bureau members and candidates during the entire election cycle.
OKFB sends letter to Congress in opposition of cattle market legislation
Oklahoma Farm Bureau recently partnered with the Oklahoma Cattlemen’s Association to send a letter to Congress in opposition of the Cattle Price Discovery and Transparency Act and the Meat and Poultry Special Investigator Act.
Ottawa County Farm Bureau hosted a group from Leadership Miami Thursday, May 12. Farm Bureau members shared their experiences in agriculture and hosted a luncheon for the group.
AFBF: Inflation and Money
International turmoil has driven up the price of certain things, including fertilizer and fuel; and this is having a terrible impact on farmers, particularly. However, that isn’t driving overall price inflation in the U.S., either.