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Rep. Jackson Introduces Resolution to Prohibit Dangerous Paraguayan Beef Imports

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WASHINGTON, DC — Yesterday, Congressman Jackson introduced a resolution of disapproval under the Congressional Review Act (CRA) to oppose the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service’s (APHIS) Importation of Fresh Beef From Paraguay final rule. On November 14, 2023, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) made the decision to begin…

STATEMENTS OF SUPPORT FOR REP. JACKSON'S RESOLUTION TO SAFEGUARD AMERICA'S BEEF INDUSTRY

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Kent Bacus, Executive Director of Government Affairs of National Cattlemen's Beef Association said: “Paraguay’s history of foot-and-mouth disease is not something we take lightly and importing beef from Paraguay is just too risky. The United States has some of the highest food safety and animal health standards in the world, and any country that wishes to trade with the United States…

Rep. Jackson Sends Letter Demanding Answers from USDA on Failed Emergency Relief Program

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WASHINGTON, DC — On Wednesday,  Congressmen Ronny Jackson (TX-13), Jodey Arrington (TX-19), and August Pfluger (TX-11), along with Senator Roger Marshall (R-KS), led a letter to United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack addressing his failure to properly administer much needed disaster assistance payments to agricultural producers for crop…

Rep. Jackson and Rep. Arrington to Host Farm Bill Listening Session

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AMARILLO – Today, the Offices of Congressman Ronny Jackson (TX-13) and Congressman Jodey Arrington (TX-19) announced an upcoming Farm Bill listening session in Canyon, Texas on Wednesday, August 16. Those interested in attending and offering comments (limited to 2 minutes) should click here to register ahead of time. Please…

Rep. Jackson Applauds SCOTUS Ruling in Sackett v. EPA

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WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ronny Jackson (TX-13) released the following statement on the U.S. Supreme Court’s unanimous ruling in favor of the Sackett family in Sackett v. EPA. Jackson said: “Today’s decision by the Supreme Court in favor of the Sackett family and to reject the Biden administration’s ill-conceived “significant nexus” test is an enormous victory for the…

Statements of Support for H.R.3419, the Foreign Animal Disease Prevention, Surveillance, and Rapid Response Act of 2023

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STATEMENTS OF SUPPORT FOR H.R.3419, THE FOREIGN ANIMAL DISEASE PREVENTION, SURVEILLANCE, AND RAPID RESPONSE ACT OF 2023 Congressman Don Bacon: “We need to ensure that African Swine Fever, which has not reached the U.S. yet does not come here, and the Foreign Animal Disease Prevention Act Enhancement Act will help with that,” said Rep. Bacon. “The Swine Fever has been detected in…

Rep. Jackson Introduces Bill to Safeguard Agricultural Supply Chain Against Foreign Animal Diseases

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WASHINGTON — On Wednesday, Congressman Ronny Jackson (TX-13) introduced H.R.3419, the Foreign Animal Disease Prevention, Surveillance, and Rapid Response Act of 2023 to make critical investments for the agriculture industry to help prevent, respond to, and mitigate foreign animal diseases. Jackson introduced this legislation along with Representatives Angie Craig (MN-2), Jim…

Rep. Jackson Introduces Legislation to Block Biden’s Equity Agenda

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WASHINGTON — Yesterday, Congressman Ronny Jackson (TX-13) introduced the Advisory Committees Free of ESG Act to block Federal Advisory Committees from being established within the federal government on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) aspects. In addition, this bill would provide multiple methods to terminate these radical advisory committees.  Jackson…

Rep. Jackson Announces Subcommittee Assignments on House Agriculture Committee

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WASHINGTON — Today, Representative Ronny Jackson (TX-13) announced he will serve on the Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry Subcommittee and the General Farm Commodities, Risk Management, and Credit Subcommittee of the House Agriculture Committee in the 118th Congress. Jackson said: “I am pleased to announce my subcommittee assignments as a proud Member of the House Agriculture…

Rep. Jackson, Sen Tuberville Lead Effort to Protect Ag Industry from Foreign Interference

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WASHINGTON — Yesterday, Representative Ronny Jackson (R-TX-13), Pete Sessions (R-TX-17), Abigail Spanberger (D-VA-07), and Vicente Gonzalez (D-TX-34) reintroduced the bipartisan, bicameral Foreign Adversary Risk Management (FARM) Act. This legislation would help protect America’s agricultural industry from malign foreign investors and bolster our supply chain by reforming the…