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Rep. Mortimer Receives Ag Award

From the Food Producers of Idaho, Inc.:

For Immediate Release

Ag All Stars Legislators Named

Ninety-one legislators were named Ag All Stars by Food Producers of Idaho based on their voting record on certain pieces of legislation in the 2007 Idaho Legislative Session. The legislators were honored at a recognition banquet at the beginning of the 2008 Session. Food Producers of Idaho, representing 38 different agriculture commodity and farm organizations in Idaho, annually honors legislators for their voting record on issues supported or opposed by the organization. According to Rick Waitley, Executive Director, the first year a legislator is honored, the award is an Ag License plate that reads “Al Str”. Each year after the initial award, a smaller plate with that year engraved is presented to each honoree.Ag All Star legislators are important to the Idaho agriculture and natural resource industries. The award has been present for the last six legislative sessions. Every issue that is identified as a tracked issue by the Food Producers organization may be an issue that will be used on the organizations scorecard at the end of the session.

Rep. Dean Mortimer was honored as a 2007 Food Producers of Idaho Ag All Star.