Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Oklahoma State Lawmakers Write to California Ranchers- Inviting Them to Move Their Operations to Oklahoma

Oklahoma State Representative Scott Biggs, R- Chickasha, was among a group of Representatives today that saw an opportunity to help Oklahoma grow and expand its economic base. These Representatives today started sending out invitations to farmers and ranchers in California to consider relocating to Oklahoma. This is due to recent legislation in California that will push family farms out of business by unnecessary statutes and agency rules. “The passing of SB1383 by the California legislature will require a 40 percent reduction in methane gas production by cattle ranchers by 2030. This is just the latest in legislation that will drive the small family farms out of business and force them off the farm. We wanted to make it clear to California cattle ranchers and farmers, that they have another option. They can consider moving to a state that values what they do and supports them in their way of life,” said Rep. Biggs...more

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