Policy Counsel Leah Curtis discusses topics impacting farmers and landowners such as property rights, taxes and other legal and regulatory issues.
Legal With Leah - Trees And Property Rights
Can you trim a tree overhanging the property line? Who is liable if a tree from a neighboring property falls and damages your property? In this Legal with Leah, Ohio Farm Bureau policy counsel, Leah Curtis, answers the most common questions about Ohio laws regarding trees and property rights.
Legal With Leah - Sackett Vs US EPA On WOTUS
Sackett v. US EPA is a water case under review by the US Supreme Court. Ohio Farm Bureau recently joined with other state FBs to file an amicus brief with the court. Leah Curtis, policy counsel for Ohio Farm Bureau has the details in this Legal with Leah.
Legal With Leah - Proposition 12 Heads To Supreme Court
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear a case against California’s Proposition 12 filed by The American Farm Bureau Federation and the National Pork Producers Council. In this Legal with Leah, Ohio Farm Bureau Policy Counsel, Leah Curtis, discusses the ramifications Prop 12 has on American agriculture and what the next steps for the case will be.
Legal With Leah - Economic Development And Eminent Domain
After the major news of Intel building a massive technology plant in Licking County, “progress” is making its way deeper in rural areas of Ohio. That has spurred some conversations about how future economic development projects will look and some are wondering if eminent domain will play a role in finding the land resources for those projects. For this Legal with Leah, Ohio Farm Bureau policy counsel, Leah Curtis, talks about economic development and eminent domain.
Ep. 33 2021 Year End Review with Ty Higgins
On this episode of Field Day with Jordan Hoewischer, we talk to Ty Higgins, Senior Director of Communications and Media Relations at the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation about the year that was 2021 and a look towards emerging topics of 2022. We were also joined by OFBF Public Policy staff Leah Curtis and Jenna Reese to talk topics in their corner of the farm policy world.
Legal With Leah - Enlist Duo And EPA Decision
US EPA announced a new policy which requires a more robust review of agri-chemicals in relation to the Endangered Species Act, impacting farmers who had planned on using some Enlist products this year. Why was this policy created? Get answers from Ohio Farm Bureau policy counsel, Leah Curtis.
Informational and easy to understand!
Leah does a great job at taking intricate legal matters and turning them into easy and accessible explanations for all.