Cattle market reform bills head to the full Senate

Cattle market reform bills head to the full Senate

The Senate Ag Committee has advanced two bills aimed at increasing competition and transparency in the markets.  The Cattle Price Discovery and Transparency Act of 2022 and the Meat and Poultry Special Investigator Act of 2022 will head to the full Senate for consideration. 

Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley proposed an amendment to the Special Investigator Act, which passed unanimously, that would ensure the assigned investigator would be a senior-level USDA staff person and not a political appointee. 

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