Category: Local and State Legislation

NH bill requires reporting animal cruelty

Concord Monitor CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Anyone witnessing cruelty to livestock would be required to report the incident or face a $250 fine under a bill before the New Hampshire House. The reports would be filed with police within 48…

Sioux chief wants horse carriages to remain in NYC

Fox 5 New York – The spiritual leader of the Great Sioux Nation wants horse and buggy rides to remain a New York City fixture. Chief Arvol Looking Horse toured the Clinton Park stables and visited the carriage horses. Incoming…

Battles brewing over animal bills

UT San Diego SACRAMENTO — Tough battles are expected to break out over animal protection legislation pending in the state Capitol. Several measures will renew old rivalries over lead ammunition to shoot game, using hounds to hunt bears, selling animals…