Recent Stories by JoAnn Alumbaugh
Mar 12, 2018 by JoAnn Alumbaugh
Regulations limit commercial truckers to 11 hours of driving time and 14 consecutive hours of on-duty time in any 24-hour period. Once drivers reach that limit they must pull over and wait 10 hours before driving again.
Mar 01, 2018 by JoAnn Alumbaugh
I’ll be flying to a meeting this week and fortunately, the airline I’m using just implemented new rules on allowing emotional support animals. It’s an effort to minimize abuse of the designation.
Feb 13, 2018 by JoAnn Alumbaugh
The Fair Agricultural Reporting Method, or FARM Act, was introduced on Tuesday by Deb Fischer (R-Neb). It is being supported by other key Senators, including Pat Roberts (R-Kan).
Dec 19, 2017 by JoAnn Alumbaugh
The proposed, bipartisan Congressional Harassment Reform Act would overhaul the current system of reporting any kind of harassment or discrimination in Congress.
Oct 17, 2017 by JoAnn Alumbaugh
Livestock groups representing the majority of pork producers and cattle ranchers are very pleased with USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue’s decision to not move forward with the GIPSA rules. Read their comments here.