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Transportation

ARA Signed Letter Supporting Amendment to Modernize Seasonal Ag CDL Program

Jun 15, 2021

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ARA Signed DRIVE Safe Coalition Letter to Senate Committee

Jun 15, 2021

ARA signed a letter sent by the DRIVE Safe Coalition to leaders of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation expressing strong support for including the bipartisan DRIVE Safe Act in the Surface Transportation Investment Act. 

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ARA Signed Working Group Letter to Congress on Modernizing HOS Rules

Jun 15, 2021

ARA signed a letter to leaders of the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, & Transportation as part of the Agricultural Transportation Working Group. This amendment makes three important incremental changes to the agricultural exemption to the HOS rules that ARA supports because it will accommodate seasonal spikes in transportation of food, fiber and other ag supplies, according to the Working Group letter. 

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White House

ARA Signed Ag Research Funding Letters to Congress, President Biden

Jun 08, 2021

ARA and more than 150 organizations signed letters to President Joe Biden and Congressional leadership regarding agricultural climate research, agricultural innovation, and agricultural research infrastructure.

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Applicator

ARA Signed a Letter to Congress Supporting EPA Nominee

May 26, 2021

ARA signed a letter with more than 20 organizations in support of the confirmation of Dr. Michal Freedhoff as assistant administrator of the Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention (OCSPP).

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ARA Signed Farm-Related Restricted CDL Coalition Letters to Congress

May 26, 2021

ARA and the more than 50 organizations sent letters to the U.S. House and Senate as part of a coalition supporting the modernization of the "Seasonal Ag CDL" program, which promotes economic growth for America's agricultural industries serving the essential needs of farmers during the busy planting and harvesting seasons.

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Family Business Estate Tax Coalition

ARA Signed Family Business Estate Tax Coalition Letter to Congress

May 24, 2021

ARA signed a letter with more than 100 organizations urging members of Congress to protect family-owned businesses from tax increases by defending stepped-up basis and opposing any changes to current law.

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Congress

ARA Signs Tax Aggie Coalition Letter Urging Congress to Protect Sound Tax Policy

May 10, 2021

ARA co-signed a letter with 40 other organizations in the Tax Aggie Coalition to urge Congress to protect sound tax policy as they work to implement President Biden's American Families Plan. 

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Precision ag

ARA Signs Letters to President Biden, Congress Opposing the Ligado Order

Apr 22, 2021

ARA signed letters to President Joe Biden and members of Congress in strong opposition to the Ligado Order, which threatens to disrupt the reliability of satellite communications, GPS, and weather operations which enable precision farming techniques that have revolutionized the ag economy.

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ARA Signs Letter Urging Congress Includes the DRIVE-Safe Act in Infrastructure Package

Apr 14, 2021

ARA joined the more than 115 organizations signing a letter to members of the U.S. House and Senate Committees urging they include the bipartisan DRIVE-Safe Act in any major infrastructure legislative package and/or in the surface transportation reauthorization bill.

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