House Representatives Propose Bill to Modernize Farm Workforce

A bipartisan bill to reform the agricultural labor system was presented by U.S.  Representatives Zoe Lofgren (D-CA), Dan Newhouse (R-WA) and several other house members.  The bill is called “The Farm Workforce Modernization Act,” and is the product of negotiates between a diverse array of agricultural stakeholders and farmworker advocates.

“Many family farmers and ranchers rely on hired farmworkers to help

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