The Association of Equipment Manufacturers kicked off a new six-figure, national television and digital ad campaign today, reminding members of Congress and the Trump administration of their promise to fix our nation’s infrastructure.
WARNING: Beginning August 30, 2018, new Proposition 65 regulations will take effect that significantly overhaul longstanding warning regulations and depart from the rules that businesses have relied on for decades.
The U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 4881, the Precision Agriculture Connectivity Act, written by Reps. Dave Loebsack, D-Iowa, and Bob Latta, R-Ohio, to establish a Federal Communications Commission task force with the Agriculture Department to evaluate how to meet the broadband connectivity and technological needs of precision agriculture.
On June 20, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-4 that states can compel online retailers to collect and remit taxes for online purchases. This position reverses the 1992 Quill v. North Dakota ruling which said only a retailer with a “brick and mortar” presence could have taxes levied on products by that state.
The passage of Senate Bill 3 in 2016, which authorized the increase of the California Minimum Wage to $15.00 per hour by 2022 or 2023 has raised concerns about how a section of Wage Orders, specifically Section 9(B) of Wage Order Number 7 (and several others) will be enforced in the future.
Far West Equipment Dealers Association joined the Ag Presidents Council challenging proposed policy discussion taking place without ratepayer involvement.
California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) unveiled the final budget of his tenure, a plan calling for $199.3 billion in total spending and projecting an $8.8 billion surplus, $7.6 billion of which would be deposited into two reserve funds in preparation for the next recession.
AEM kicked off the 2018 “I Make America” tour with a record-setting four events in four days.