Perry Beeman

Perry Beeman

Tester’s meatpacking bill gets first hearing

By: - June 25, 2021

U.S. Sen. Charles Grassley of Iowa and other members of a key committee called Wednesday for legislation to reduce the power of four large packing companies that control more than 80% of the cattle market.  That legislation, co-sponsored by Grassley, was originally formulated by Montana’s Jon Tester. He unveiled the proposal in Billings recently. In […]

EPA pledges more transparency, unfettered access to information

By: - March 19, 2021

Top public affairs staffers from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday told journalists the agency is taking actions to be more open. The Society of Environmental Journalists invited EPA representatives to field questions from journalists. The session was planned as EPA Administrator Michael Regan, who was sworn in Wednesday, prepared to take office. SEJ […]