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OABA Signs Letters Regarding Rail Labor Dispute

The Ohio AgriBusiness Association recently signed two letters urging swift action to avert a rail strike or lockout that would lead to shutdowns or slowdowns of rail-dependent facilities resulting in devastating consequences to our national and global food security.

A strike or lockout combined with existing challenges in the rail system, at our ports, with trucking and with record low water levels on the Mississippi River impacting numerous barge shipments would be catastrophic for the agricultural and broader U.S. economies. Congress must act to prevent this from occurring if the parties cannot reach agreement.

Click here to read the full Ag Transportation Working Group letter.

Click here to read the full Multi-Industry Association Administration letter.

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