Issues and Advocacy

Your Political Voice

Western Growers is on the front line in Sacramento, Phoenix and Washington, D.C. fighting on our members’ behalf. We never stop working to make sure you have what you need to produce the healthy food that feeds the world.

Farm Labor

Strength in Numbers

With your help, we continue to influence change, ensuring the industry’s stability and your success. We believe there is strength in numbers and together, our voice is powerful.

Immigration

U.S. House of Representatives Daily Immigration Reform Action Report

Immigration Reform Countdown -- 7 Days Remaining

2014 July 22.

Many members of the House on both sides of the aisle have expressed the need to pass legislation fixing our broken immigration system. While the Senate took action by passing S. 744, the House has yet to pass a single bill to reform our immigration system. With 7 legislative days remaining until the House adjourns for its August recess, the urgency for action mounts as a key window for action closes.

Recap of immigration reform action by the U.S. House of Representatives for the day ending July 22, 2014:

Bills passed: 0

 

It has been ONE YEAR and 23 DAYS since the Senate passed S. 744 with no action by the full House.

As July 22, 2014, there are only 7 scheduled legislative days left to pass immigration reform before the House adjourns for its August recess.  

Twitter Hashtags: #ready4reform #ifarmimmigration #immigration #ActOnImmigration

Environment

Rainless in California: Year’s Final Snow Survey Comes Up Dry

2014 June 1.

The final snow survey of the year by the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) on May 1, 2014 found more bare ground than snow as California faces another long, hot summer after a near-record dry winter.

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