Tester calls on colleagues to level the playing field for Montana ranchers and consumers
Senator: ‘Our ranchers, and the American public, are being taken advantage of in the midst of a global public health and economic crisis’
Last updated 8/5/2020 at 11:20am
Note: This was provided by the Office of Sen. Jon Tester
As part of his continuing efforts to provide critical relief to livestock producers who have seen cattle prices plummet over the last year, U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., took to the Senate floor Tuesday to urge his colleagues to support his bipartisan legislation that would hold corporate meat packers accountable, level the playing field for ranchers and help stabilize beef prices at American supermarkets.
Tester wrote the bill along with Senator Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, to combat price fixing by corporate meat packers, which is sev...