President-elect Donald Trump picked CKE Restaurants CEO Andy Puzder to head the Department of Labor. Puzder, who runs restaurant chains Hardee’s and Carl’s Jr., could influence issues surrounding minimum wage and overtime pay.
Ten Ways Trump’s Budget Will Affect USDSA AgWeb.com reports: President Trump’s newly released 2018 budget proposal requests $17.9 billion for USDA. This represents a 21% decrease from 2017. The 2018 budget proposal outlines 10 USDA changes of note in particular, which include: 1.The Food Safety and Inspection service would be[…]
A Montgomery Circuit Court judge has ruled against the county’s ban on the use of cosmetic pesticides on lawns, dealing a major setback to environmental advocates who argued that chemicals in the products are unsafe. Read more