Wyden: Congress can pass wildfire, O&C bills this year
U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden wants to resolve two issues affecting federal forests before the end of the current Congress.
The La Grande Observer
Walden hopeful for fire bill's passage
As fires continue burning thousands of acres across Oregon, Rep. Greg Walden is optimistic that Congress can pass a bipartisan bill to help save money and restructure the way the U.S. funds firefighting efforts.
Western Livestock Journal
Vet med mobility act signed into law
The passage of the Veterinary Medicine Mobility Act in the U.S. House of Representatives in July, and its signing by President Obama Aug. 1, ensures that veterinarians will be able to continue to use controlled substances on farms and ranches, outside of clinic settings.
Legislators dispute 'hot goods' provision
Some members of Congress want the Department of Labor to stop enforcing a law that can suspend fresh produce shipments.