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Senate passes 2014 Farm Bill
On Tuesday, the U.S. Senate passed a new comprehensive farm bill that reauthorizes agriculture subsidies, rural conservation, federal nutrition assistance and energy related provisions over the next five years. Click here for a link to the 2014 Farm Bill that includes a 1-page summary document.
New overweight sealed container rules
Following a meeting last month between KGFA staff, Kansas Motor Carriers Association staff, the Kansas Highway Patrol, and the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT), several changes were made to KDOT’s Sealed Ocean Container Rules.
KS supreme court rules on Farmway vs. Lincoln Center
On December 20, the Kansas Supreme Court released its opinion on the nuisance action matter between Farmway Co-op, Inc. and the City of Lincoln Center. In reviewing the Appellate Court’s holding that Lincoln Center’s nuisance ordinance was unconstitutionally vague, the Supreme Court affirmed in part, reversed in part, and remanded to the District Court for further findings of fact.