By Roberta Forsell Stauffer, The Montana Standard, Butte Knight Ridder/Tribune Business News
Feb. 9--Mad cow disease is the latest resolution topic to come before Butte-Silver Bow commissioners.
Commissioner Charlie O'Leary requested that the council go on record against a federal government proposal to resume live cattle trade with Canada.
"This is something we can't ignore," O'Leary said. "We have a number of beef producers and a major livestock auction in this county. We also have 30,000 people who eat beef in this county."
The action would show support for Montana House Joint Resolution No. 7, which urges Congress to make sure the …