Thursday - October 29, 2020
Public Policy Tipoffs Involving Montana Newsletter for Sunday February 02, 2020 ( 2 items )  

Earth Day Network: Miss Montana USA Advocates for Plant-Based Diets Amid Public Backlash
WASHINGTON, Jan. 29 -- Earth Day Network issued the following news on Jan. 28: In Montana, cattle outnumber people nearly 3 to 1. Unsurprisingly, agriculture and livestock are Montana's largest industries. So when a vegan who promotes plant-based diets was crowned Miss Montana USA, Montanans had a cow. Merissa Underwood, a 27-year-old political science student, is this year's Miss Montana USA. She's been vegan since 2015 and represents Earth Day Network's Foodprints for Future campaign as an a  more

Montana Farmers Union: Mixed Reaction From Montana Ag Groups to Signing of US Mexico Canada Agreement
GREAT FALLS, Montana, Jan. 31 -- The Montana Farmers Union issued the following news: President Donald Trump signed the U.S. Mexico Canada Agreement (USMCA) Wednesday, which is expected to increase U.S. agricultural exports by $2 billion annually when fully implemented During a signing ceremony at the White House, President Trump called the agreement, "a tremendous breakthrough for American agriculture." "Canada will finally provide greater access for American dairy," said Trump. The deal will  more