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2015/02/26 09:57
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This is the calendar of public events of the 90th General Assembly for today, the 46th day of the 2015 legislative session. COMMITTEES 7:30 a.m. The Joint Budget Committee Special Language...
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2015/02/25 17:39
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... -- WASHINGTON -- Congressional Republicans are laying the groundwork for an overhaul of the nation's food stamp program, trying again after an unsuccessful attempt two years ago. House...
2015/02/24 08:02
2015/02/24 08:02
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WASHINGTON (AP) — A tax on sugary drinks and snacks is one way a government panel of nutrition experts thinks Americans can be coaxed into eating better. Some members of Congress are already pushing...
2015/02/24 06:05
2015/02/24 06:05
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The nation's billion-dollar pork industry is now under growing pressure to defend one of the most controversial practices in modern agriculture: raising 400-pound pregnant sows in tightly confined...
2015/02/23 17:39
2015/02/23 17:39
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Don Brown of Yuma is now the Commissioner of Agriculture, after the Senate on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve his nomination. Sen. Jerry Sonnenberg, R-Sterling, lauded Brown's nomination and...
2015/02/22 23:09
2015/02/22 23:09
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Craig — On Jan. 28, Sen. Leroy Garcia, D-Pueblo, introduced a piece of legislation intended to help rural communities like Craig attract tourists with less of a burden on advertising and marketing...
2015/02/21 14:52
2015/02/21 14:52
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Don Brown of Yuma is now the Commissioner of Agriculture, after the Senate on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve his nomination. Sen. Jerry Sonnenberg, R-Sterling, lauded Brown's nomination and...
2015/02/19 16:15
2015/02/19 16:15
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At 39.2 percent, the country’s fishery sector exhibited the highest poverty incidence in 2012, based on the National Statistics Coordinating Board 2014 update on poverty. To address this, Senator...
2015/02/19 09:57
2015/02/19 09:57
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This is the calendar of public events of the 90th General Assembly for today, the 39th day of the 2015 legislative session. COMMITTEES 7:30 a.m. The Joint Budget Committee Special Language...
2015/02/18 21:52
2015/02/18 21:52
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U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts came away from a Topeka meeting with rural banking, electricity and agriculture industry leaders Wednesday with renewed conviction to peel away federal regulations viewed as an...
2015/02/18 14:46
2015/02/18 14:46
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So many free meals, so little time. That's the dilemma for legislators today. Following are the so-called "scheduled activities" that allow legislators to eat and drink free on special interest...
2015/02/17 22:47
2015/02/17 22:47
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Delaware, Ohio — The Ohio Senate Agriculture Committee passed Senate Bill 1 today, a bill focused on water quality and nutrient management. “Certainly there are many factors that impact our water and...
2015/02/16 18:23
2015/02/16 18:23
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USA Rice Federation President and CEO Betsy Ward attended a joint meeting of the Arkansas House and Senate Agriculture Committees last week to discuss the potential impact the Cuban market will have...
2015/02/16 17:39
2015/02/16 17:39
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BISMARCK (AP) - A convicted bomb maker has been sentenced in federal court in Bismarck to serve a year in prison for violation terms of his supervised release. Thirty-eight-year-old Douglas Feist was...
2015/02/16 15:17
2015/02/16 15:17
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This Weekin the Legislature, Feb. 16, 2015 DENVER — Lawmakers in the Democratic-controlled House and the Republican-controlled Senate have spent much time killing bills by minority party members in...
2015/02/16 02:39
2015/02/16 02:39
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Don Brown of Yuma is just one vote away from becoming Colorado's newest Commissioner of Agriculture. Brown won unanimous confirmation from the Senate Agriculture, Natural Resource and Energy...
2015/02/14 17:25
2015/02/14 17:25
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BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - North Dakota's Legislature is marching toward its midsession break, and lawmakers will be considering only a smattering of bills in their respective chambers this week....
2015/02/14 06:08
2015/02/14 06:08
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BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota should exempt dairy and pork operations from its more than 80-year-old anti-corporate farming law to help those industries rebound after years of decline, a state...
2015/02/13 16:45
2015/02/13 16:45
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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - A Senate committee has endorsed a bill to deregulate the individual sale of raw milk, canned goods and other foods that are considered to be potentially dangerous. The Senate...
2015/02/13 12:19
2015/02/13 12:19
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Worried that cattle rustling is on the rise, lawmakers are cracking down on animal thieves. (AP Photo/Daily Gazette, Connie Jo Discoe) They’re worth thousands of dollars each, and you can take them...
2015/02/26 09:57
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