In a big win for ranchers in Texas and across the United States, the U.S. House of Representatives on July 13 passed two bills that will help rein in over-regulation by federal agencies, including the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Interior. According to a July 14 Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association press release, both agencies have proposed regulations that would allow the federal government to further regulate private property, a move that will severely harm the Texas ranching industry. . . .