This week's Cotton Newsline is 2 cuts.Both cuts are Robbie Minnich, Senior Government Relations Representative for the National Cotton Council.
Suggested Introduction 1
Sens. Moran (R-KS) and Thune (R-SD), along with 36 bipartisan cosponsors, introduced the Preserving America's Family Farm Act. Robbie Minnich Senior Government Relations Representative for the National Cotton Council, says the legislation is intended to prevent the Dept. of Labor (DOL) from enacting a controversial rule proposed in Sept. '11 that would place new restrictions on youth working in agriculture.
Suggested Introduction 2
Minnich says the re-proposed rule is anticipated to clarify that children of farm operators, including those involved in various partnerships and other business models, would be exempt from the regulations, the legislation seeks to stop the entire rule from being implemented.