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Gov. Nixon signs bill putting career, technical education in spotlight

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon signed H.B. 542 and Missouri Cattlemen’s Association President Chuck Massengill said the legislation will strengthen career and technical education in the state.

“Career and technical education programs, such as agricultural education, provide young people hands-on education that can make them successful in their chosen field,” Massengill said. “I am glad the governor supports our youth on this issue. This allows more emphasis to be put on programs like FFA and will ensure that career and technical education remains a vital component of coursework in Missouri schools.”

The career and technical education portion of H.B. 542 was sponsored by Sen. Brian Munzlinger, R-18.

Massengill says the legislation also includes language that will pave the way for the Missouri Department of Agriculture to allow producers to apply official identification ear tags to their cattle in accordance with the Animal Disease Traceability law. He says this will save cattle producers costly fees.

MCA mobilized its members on this priority issue and cattlemen were present in the state Capitol every week during the legislative session to stress the importance of H.B. 542, Massengill said, adding members made their voices heard and contributed to the passage of this legislation.

Date: 7/29/2013



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