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Court Satisfied RFID Mandate Completely Withdrawn

Court Satisfied RFID Mandate Completely Withdrawn

The Wyoming federal district court dismissed the lawsuit filed in October by R-CALF USA, and ranchers Tracy and Donna Hunt and Kenny and Roxy Fox, against the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS). Read the...

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RFID lawsuit: Gotta have it or make it stop?

RFID lawsuit: Gotta have it or make it stop?

The US Dept. of Agriculture filed a motion to dismiss a lawsuit challenging the agency’s plant to implement a livestock traceability program using radio frequency identification (RFID) tags. But lawyers for the plaintiffs want the court to hear the case. Read the full...

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Mark Cuban Among SEC Critics Siding With Lucia In ALJ Fight

Justices Eyeing More Challenges to Agency Deference

Federal agencies haven’t had much luck at the U.S. Supreme Court lately, but it could soon get much worse. The justices are now considering taking up two cases that could dramatically limit when courts must defer to regulators about the meaning of statutes. Read the...

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Mark Cuban Among SEC Critics Siding With Lucia In ALJ Fight

‘Why Is My City Monitoring Me?’

Caleb Kruckenberg, an attorney with the New Civil Liberties Alliance, which is representing Canosa in his suit against Coral Gables, said he is skeptical of that claim. “In practice, what they’ve done is they’ve set up at least 30 cameras around the city, and it’s not...

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USDA Withdraws RFID Requirement

USDA Withdraws RFID Requirement

The United States Department of Agriculture has apparently reversed course on the issue of radio frequency identification (RFID) for cattle. In April of 2019, APHIS posted a factsheet to provide producers with information about the Agency’s guidelines and goals...

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Executive Orders Address Federal Overreach

Executive Orders Address Federal Overreach

In his ongoing promise to roll back unnecessary regulations, President Donald Trump signed two executive orders Wednesday to improve transparency and fairness surrounding federal regulatory guidance.Trump’s executive orders, “Bringing Guidance out of the Darkness” and...

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