Missouri Farm Bureau, Republicans to rail against environmental rules

All of Missouri’s Republican congressional delegation and the Missouri Farm Bureau will attend a news conference Thursday at the Missouri State Fair to express disapproval of federal regulations affecting the agriculture industry and push for regulatory reform.

Farm Bureau President Blake Hurst claims environmental rules enacted during the last decade, including under the Obama administration, are especially objectionable, claiming the regulations impede overall economic growth as well as within the agriculture industry.

The news conference is being held at the Missouri State Fair in Sedalia at 11:30 a.m. Thursday.  Republican Senator Roy Blunt along five-of–six GOP congress members, including Ann Wagner and Blaine Luetkemeyer, are scheduled to appear at the event.

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