Senator Unveils “Victims of Government”

Senator Ron Johnson has released “Victims of Government”; a project dedicated to exposing the unintended consequences of federal regulations. The Small Business Administration Office of Advocacy estimates that it costs Americans $1.75 trillion to comply with federal regulations each year.  To put $1.75 trillion into perspective, that amount is larger […]

Bipartisan Amendment to Save Drakes Bay Oyster Co Filed in Senate Budget Proposal

Bipartisan Amendment to Save Drakes Bay Oyster Co Filed in Senate Budget Proposal   WASHINGTON – Today, Senators David Vitter (R-LA) and Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) co-sponsored an amendment to the Senate Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2014, which, if passed, would allow Drakes Bay Oyster Company to remain […]

Cause of Action Statement on the Energy and Natural Resources Committee Nomination of Sally Jewell

  Cause of Action on the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Nomination of Sally Jewell WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources voted to move the nomination of Sally Jewell for Secretary of the Interior forward to a full Senate vote. Dan Epstein, Cause […]

Ag Alert: Why the Drakes Bay Oyster case matters

The following is from the California Farm Bureau Federation: Why the Drakes Bay Oyster case matters By Paul Wenger, President, California Farm Bureau Federation Last week, the California Farm Bureau Federation, the Marin County Farm Bureau and the Sonoma County Farm Bureau joined in a petition to a federal appeals court, […]

Senator David Vitter questions DOI Nominee on plans for the direction of the department

Senator David Vitter questions DOI Nominee on plans for the direction of the department

Amicus Briefs in Drakes Bay Case From Unlikely Allies

Two weeks after the Ninth Circuit Court’s decision to keep the Drakes Bay Oyster Company (DBOC) open while the court considers its appeal, a group of local food and agriculture supporters have filed an amicus brief with the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in support of the oyster farm.   […]

Morning News for Tuesday, March 05, 2013

Marin Independent Journal – Drakes Bay Oyster Co. backers issue new report critical of scientific data Washington Free Beacon – “A federal program that guarantees home loans to rural borrowers has seen taxpayer losses and foreclosure rates skyrocket, problems federal watchdogs attribute to bureaucratic mismanagement but others say are more […]