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“Like so many family dairy farms around the country, problematic government regulations made it impossible for its functioning to stay available,” Valadao mentioned in a statement provided to CNN. “While that has been an especially tough experience, I continue to be confident that sharing my story will probably help those moving through similar situations. This is exactly why I conducted for Congress — to give agriculture communities throughout the nation a voice in Washington.”
Agriculture lender Rabobank sued Valadao’s right-wing V Dairy farm in November, ” the Los Angeles Times reported, and either side agreed in March at control of this farm to the bank before it’s marketed.
Valadao represents California’s 21st District, which sits in the agriculture-rich Central Valley. His father, who flew out of Portugal, started off a dairy farm a few years earlier Valadao was born, according to the congressman’s website.
With increased up around dairy, he’s made agriculture a central policy issue in his three terms in Congress. He previously took roles together with the California Milk Advisory Board and Western States Dairy Trade Affiliation.
On account of the debt contrary to his relatives farm, Valadao, who’s seeking a fourth term, has been described while the weakest person in Congress, adding in analysis documented from the publication Roll Call.