Tester secures logging device prohibition for livestock hauler

Bipartisan deal includes ELD prohibition, FSA funding, PILT, among others


February 20, 2019

Press release

Legislation to fund the government that Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., and a small bipartisan group of lawmakers secured last week includes resources and policy wins for critical Montana agriculture programs, including a prohibition on the Department of Transportation from enforcing electronic logging device — ELD — rules on livestock haulers, as well as full funding for the Farm Service Agency and PILT, a release from Tester’s office said.

While much of the debate about the government funding legislation centered around border security, Tester — a senior member of the S...

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