Washington, DC – Congressman Steve King (R-IA) announces that he will be participating in a press conference tomorrow, at the invitation of House Agriculture Committee Chairman Collin Peterson (D-MN), focusing on the ongoing COVID-19 pork processing crisis.
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“I request that you examine the current structure of the beef meat packing industry and investigate potential market and price manipulation, collusion, restrictions on competition and/or other unfair and deceptive practices under the United States antitrust laws and the Packers and Stockyards Act.”
Washington DC- Congressman Steve King is releasing the text of a COVID-19 themed op-ed he has written from his home-office in Kiron, Iowa in order to make it widely available for publication by news outlets that wish to reproduce the work.
In recent weeks, the news has been grim. Mandatory shutdowns have closed off vast swaths of the nation’s economy, leaving many people at home to worry about their next paycheck and whether they will be able to pay their bills. People are being encouraged to wear masks in public because of the threat of infection that even routine tasks like going to the local grocery store may carry.
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