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Politics | 4/3/2014 4:45:16 PM
WASHINGTON, April 3, 2014 - The Senate Finance Committee approved, by voice vote, legislation Thursday to renew various expired tax provisions, known as
Politics | 4/3/2014 3:52:04 PM
WASHINGTON, April 3, 2014 - Senate Agriculture Committee Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., announced today that she has been appointed to serve as

Politics | 4/3/2014 1:59:31 PM
WASHINGTON, April 3, 2014-- The trustee for MF Global announced that the company will begin making final distributions to its customers to restore lost funds of over $1 billion
Politics | 4/3/2014 1:33:10 PM
WASHINGTON, April 3, 2014 - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will award $12.7 million in grants to help small drinking and wastewater systems (serving fewer than 10,000 people) and to private well owners. The grantees will provide
Politics | 4/3/2014 12:30:05 PM
WASHINGTON, April 3, 2014 - U.S. farm equipment makers are reminding lawmakers of how important their industry is to the country's economy, and asking them to keep some figures in mind when they consider
Politics | 4/2/2014 6:35:45 PM
WASHINGTON, April 2, 2014 - The House approved by voice vote Tuesday legislation (H.R. 2413) that aims to improve the nation's severe weather
Politics | 4/2/2014 3:51:20 PM
WASHINGTON, April 2, 2014 -- The EPA'S Inspector General is criticizing the agency for failing to (consistently represent) risks to human volunteers in consent forms for air pollution experiments, including
Politics | 4/2/2014 3:48:10 PM
WASHINGTON, April 2, 2014 - All of the 14 members of the Georgia House delegation urged a House appropriations panel today to support
Politics | 4/2/2014 10:56:57 AM
WASHINGTON, April 2, 2014 - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), in partnership with the Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), is taking action to protect
Politics | 4/2/2014
WASHINGTON, April 2, 2014 - The Senate Finance Committee will mark up legislation Thursday to renew various expired tax provisions, known as (tax extenders,) and to provide assistance for WASHINGTON, April 2, 2014 - Early reaction to the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) proposed new rule to define (waters of the U.S.) last week was fairly predictable. Republicans and even a few Senate Democrats bashed the March 25 proposal as another example of WASHINGTON, April 2, 2014 - Like many landowners, Joe Hopkins purchased a farm with the expectation that he could generate income from his (crop) in southern Georgia - in this case, trees. But his income potential has been taking WASHINGTON, April 2, 2014 - Here's help, maybe: Merriam-Webster defines (sustainability) as (involving methods that do not completely use up or destroy WASHINGTON, April 2, 2014 - House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, R-Wis., released a fiscal year 2015 budget proposal Tuesday that aims to reduce federal spending by $5.1 trillion over 10 years and includes WASHINGTON, April 2, 2014 - A small animal health company based in Ames, Iowa, says it's making progress toward gaining a conditional license from USDA for the vaccine it's developed against a virus that has WASHINGTON, April 2, 2014 - The U.S. and EU are (clearly into negotiating mode,) after completing the fourth round of their Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) talks, Marc Vanheukelen, the European Trade Commission's head of cabinet, told EU's agriculture community at the WASHINGTON, April 2, 2014 - Twenty House members are backing legislation that would ease restrictions on interstate sales of unpasteurized milk - a product that medical experts and major dairy groups say can be WASHINGTON, April 2, 2014 - FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg told Congress last week that she'll seek a (reasonable solution) to a dispute between her agency and the brewing industry over how to WASHINGTON, April 2, 2014 - The authors of the latest report from an UN-sponsored group of scientists and researchers charged with addressing the impacts of a changing climate on humans and ecosystems say food security is WASHINGTON, April 3, 2014 - The head of USDA's Animal Plant and Health Inspection Service (APHIS) told a congressional panel yesterday that the department plans to have the backlog of pending petitions for biotechnology products reduced by half WASHINGTON, April 2, 2014 - Less than two months after President Barack Obama signed a new farm bill into law, two U.S. senators are already eager to change it
Politics | 4/1/2014 8:02:20 PM
WASHINGTON, April 1, 2014 - With soybean prices nearly three times those of corn, U.S. farmers are indicating they will plant record
Politics | 3/31/2014 6:19:15 PM
WASHINGTON, March 31, 2014 - The House is keeping up its aggressive schedule this week through a series of hearings to debate the administration's fiscal year 2015 budget
Politics | 3/31/2014 6:06:55 PM
WASHINGTON, March 31, 2014- House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp, R-Mich., announced he will retire after he completes his last nine months serving
Politics | 3/31/2014 3:14:58 PM
WASHINGTON, March 31, 2014 - The chairman and vice chairman of the Governors' Wind Energy Coalition, as well as two of the coalition's former chairmen, sent a letter to Congressional leadership today urging Congress to approve
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