Day: May 21, 2016

Senate Committee Approves USDA Bill; Horse Slaughter Defunding Intact

“One step closer…” The Senate Appropriations Committee on Thursday approved its version of the 2017 fiscal year Agriculture Appropriations bill, the American Horse Council reports. This bill provides funding for the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) from Oct. 1, 2016, through Sept. 30, 2017.  The bill contains several provisions that impact the horse industry, including the so-called “horse slaughter […]

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